What are Bible promises for victory over fear?

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Promises for Victory Over Fear

The following are some of God’s promises for victory over fear with NKJV references:

  1. Psalm 23:4 (NKJV)
    • “Yea, 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.”
  2. Psalm 27:1 (NKJV)
    • “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
  3. Psalm 34:4 (NKJV)
    • “I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”
  4. Psalm 46:1-2 (NKJV)
    • God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, even though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.”
  5. Psalm 56:3 (NKJV)
    • “Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.”
  6. Psalm 91:4-5 (NKJV)
    • “He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day.”
  7. Isaiah 41:10 (NKJV)
    • “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”
  8. Isaiah 43:1 (NKJV)
    • “But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, and He who formed you, O Israel: ‘Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine.'”
  9. Jeremiah 1:8 (NKJV)
    • “Do not be afraid of their faces, for I am with you to deliver you,” says the Lord.”
  10. Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NKJV)
    • “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year of drought, nor will cease from yielding fruit.”
  11. Daniel 10:19 (NKJV)
    • “And he said, ‘O man greatly beloved, fear not! Peace be to you; be strong, yes, be strong!’ So when he spoke to me I was strengthened, and said, ‘Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.'”
  12. Matthew 10:29-31 (NKJV)
    • “Are not two sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”
  13. Mark 5:36 (NKJV)
    • “As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said to the ruler of the synagogue, ‘Do not be afraid; only believe.'”
  14. John 14:27 (NKJV)
    • “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
  15. Acts 18:9-10 (NKJV)
    • “Now the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, ‘Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent; for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.'”
  16. Romans 8:15 (NKJV)
    • “For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, ‘Abba, Father.'”
  17. Romans 8:38-39 (NKJV)
    • “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  18. 1 Corinthians 16:13 (NKJV)
    • “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.”
  19. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)
    • “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”
  20. Hebrews 13:5-6 (NKJV)
    • “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’ So we may boldly say: ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?'”
  21. 1 Peter 3:13-14 (NKJV)
    • “And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.”
  22. 1 John 4:18 (NKJV)
    • “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.”
  23. Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)
    • “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
  24. Deuteronomy 31:6 (NKJV)
    • “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”
  25. Psalm 118:6 (NKJV)
    • “The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”
  26. Proverbs 3:25-26 (NKJV)
    • “Do not be afraid of sudden terror, nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes; for the Lord will be your confidence, and will keep your foot from being caught.”
  27. Isaiah 12:2 (NKJV)
    • “Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; ‘For Yah, the Lord, is my strength and song; He also has become my salvation.'”
  28. Isaiah 35:4 (NKJV)
    • “Say to those who are fearful-hearted, ‘Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; He will come and save you.'”
  29. Isaiah 41:13 (NKJV)
    • “For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.'”
  30. Isaiah 44:8 (NKJV)
    • “Do not fear, nor be afraid; have I not told you from that time, and declared it? You are My witnesses. Is there a God besides Me? Indeed there is no other Rock; I know not one.”

These verses from the Bible offer a rich array of promises from God that provide comfort, strength, and assurance in the face of fear. They collectively affirm that God is our protector, helper, and source of peace, empowering believers to overcome fear through faith and trust in Him.

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