25 Scriptures on Worry and Stress (ESV)

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 121:5 - "The LORD is your keeper; the..."
  2. Psalm 23:4 - "Even though I walk through the..."
  3. Psalm 118:6 - "The LORD is on my side;..."
  4. Matthew 10:29-31 - "Are not two sparrows sold for..."
  5. Hebrews 11:1 - "Now faith is the assurance of..."
  6. Psalm 139:16-17 - "Your eyes saw my unformed substance;..."
  7. Joshua 1:9 - "Have I not commanded you? Be..."
  8. 1 Peter 1:7 - "so that the tested genuineness of..."
  9. 1 Corinthians 10:13 - "No temptation has overtaken you that..."
  10. Matthew 6:27 - "And which of you by being..."
  11. Matthew 19:26 - "But Jesus looked at them and..."
  12. Proverbs 3:5 - "Trust in the LORD with all..."
  13. Philippians 4:6-8 - "do not be anxious about anything,..."
  14. Romans 8:26-28 - "Likewise the Spirit helps us in..."
  15. 1 Peter 5:7 - "casting all your anxieties on him,..."
  16. Matthew 6:32-33 - "For the Gentiles seek after all..."
  17. Isaiah 26:3 - "You keep him in perfect peace..."
  18. Isaiah 40:31 - "but they who wait for the..."
  19. Matthew 11:28-30 - "Come to me, all who labor..."
  20. 2 Timothy 1:7 - "for God gave us a spirit..."
  21. Hebrews 13:5 - "Keep your life free from love..."
  22. Isaiah 49:16 - "Behold, I have engraved you on..."
  23. Acts 17:27 - "that they should seek God, in..."
  24. Jeremiah 29:11 - "For I know the plans I..."
  25. Philippians 4:19 - "And my God will supply every..."

1. Psalm 121:5

5 The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is your shade on your right hand.

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2. Psalm 23:4

4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

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3. Psalm 118:6

6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

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4. Matthew 10:29-31

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. 30 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

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5. Hebrews 11:1

1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

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6. Psalm 139:16-17

16 Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there were none of them. 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

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7. Joshua 1:9

9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

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8. 1 Peter 1:7

7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith--more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire--may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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9. 1 Corinthians 10:13

13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

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10. Matthew 6:27

27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

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11. Matthew 19:26

26 But Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

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12. Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

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13. Philippians 4:6-8

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

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14. Romans 8:26-28

26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. 27 And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

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15. 1 Peter 5:7

7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

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16. Matthew 6:32-33

32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

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17. Isaiah 26:3

3 You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

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18. Isaiah 40:31

31 but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

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19. Matthew 11:28-30

28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."

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20. 2 Timothy 1:7

7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

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21. Hebrews 13:5

5 Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."

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22. Isaiah 49:16

16 Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

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23. Acts 17:27

27 that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,

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24. Jeremiah 29:11

11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for wholeness and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

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25. Philippians 4:19

19 And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 121:5
  2. Psalm 23:4
  3. Psalm 118:6
  4. Psalm 139:16-17
  5. Joshua 1:9
  6. Proverbs 3:5
  7. Isaiah 26:3
  8. Isaiah 40:31
  9. Isaiah 49:16
  10. Jeremiah 29:11
  11. Matthew 6:27
  12. Matthew 6:32-33
  13. Matthew 10:29-31
  14. Matthew 11:28-30
  15. Matthew 19:26
  16. Acts 17:27
  17. Romans 8:26-28
  18. 1 Corinthians 10:13
  19. Philippians 4:6-8
  20. Philippians 4:19
  21. 2 Timothy 1:7
  22. Hebrews 11:1
  23. Hebrews 13:5
  24. 1 Peter 1:7
  25. 1 Peter 5:7

Psalm 121:5

5 The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is your shade on your right hand.

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Psalm 23:4

4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

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Psalm 118:6

6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

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Psalm 139:16-17

16 Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there were none of them. 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

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Joshua 1:9

9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

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Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

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Isaiah 26:3

3 You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

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Isaiah 40:31

31 but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

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Isaiah 49:16

16 Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

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Jeremiah 29:11

11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for wholeness and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

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Matthew 6:27

27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

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Matthew 6:32-33

32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

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Matthew 10:29-31

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. 30 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. 31 Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

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Matthew 11:28-30

28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."

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Matthew 19:26

26 But Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

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Acts 17:27

27 that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,

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Romans 8:26-28

26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. 27 And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

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1 Corinthians 10:13

13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

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Philippians 4:6-8

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

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Philippians 4:19

19 And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

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2 Timothy 1:7

7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

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Hebrews 11:1

1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

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Hebrews 13:5

5 Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."

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1 Peter 1:7

7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith--more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire--may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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1 Peter 5:7

7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

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