Bible Verses About Stress

Even if you aren’t aware of it, stress may be hurting both your mental and physical health. You may believe that something else is to blame for that throbbing headache, frequent insomnia, or a drop in work productivity. But stress may actually be the cause.

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Below are some verses that can help you overcome or manage stress.

What Does the Bible Say About Stress?

Here are some uplifting promises of God that can help us handle life’s stress.

The Lord will fight for you, while you keep silent. – Exodus 14:14

And which of you by worrying can add a day to his life’s span? Therefore if you cannot do even a very little thing, why do you worry about the other things? – Luke 12:25-26

Trouble and anguish have come upon me, yet Your commandments are my delight. – Psalm 119:143

Bible Verses About Thanking God Even In Stressful Times

There will be times when we are overwhelmed by life’s challenges. Below are some of the Bible verses that can help us focus on God instead of stress.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and pleading with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6

Come to Me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is comfortable, and My burden is light. – Matthew 11:28-30

Cast your burden upon the Lord and He will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. – Psalm 55:22

Bible Verses About the Peace That Comes From God

Knowing and remembering that God is greater than any circumstance and trouble we encounter in life gives us hope that we will be able to overcome it all through Him who is always true to His promises.

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. – Romans 16:20

Peace I leave you, My peace I give you, not as the world gives, do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, nor fearful. – John 14:27