How Scripture can Help you with Worry



Have you ever felt worried or anxious about something? Did that worry take over your day? Your week? Your Year? Find ideas and Scripture to help you cope the next time you are worried.

Philippians 4: 6-7 

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Journal Prompts, Paired with Scripture, on Worry

  • Journal about what the word worry means to you.
  • Next, journal about what worrying has cost you in the past.
    • Has it robbed you of peace?
    • Has it prevented you from doing something?
  • This week, take some time and find a few scripture passages that talk about worry. An easy way to do that is to just Google Bible verses on worry. I’ve included some passages at the very end to get you started.
  • Pick the Scripture verse that you find most comforting.
  • Write that Scripture on a piece of paper or on a post-it note. Place it somewhere you’ll see it throughout your week. It will be your reminder that God is always there by your side.

Scripture on Worry

  • John 14:27 (NIV) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NIV) Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.
  • Psalm 55:22 (NIV) Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
  • Hebrews 13:6 (NIV) So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?"

You can find even more benefits of Scripture here.


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