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10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need PeacePeace seems to be extremely elusive in our culture today. Am I right?!? We are all physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually worn out far too often. As a culture, we are stressed, distracted, anxious and exhausted. Each of these verses (in its various translations) offers a reminder of God’s faithfulness to give us His peace when we take the time to seek Him. Take a moment to read through and meditate on each one. Don’t forget to pin for later!

John 14:27

“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.”  John 14:27 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/jhn.14.27.niv

“Peace I leave with you; My [perfect] peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid. [Let My perfect peace calm you in every circumstance and give you courage and strength for every challenge.]”  JOHN 14:27 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/jhn.14.27.amp

“I’m leaving you well and whole. That’s my parting gift to you. Peace. I don’t leave you the way you’re used to being left—feeling abandoned, bereft. So don’t be upset. Don’t be distraught.”  John 14:27 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/jhn.14.25-27.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

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.”  Philippians 4:6-7 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/php.4.6-7.niv

“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life.”  Philippians 4:6-7 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/php.4.6-7.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

2 Thessalonians 3:16

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”  2 Thessalonians 3:16 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/2th.3.16.niv

“Now may the Lord of peace Himself grant you His peace at all times and in every way [that peace and spiritual well-being that comes to those who walk with Him, regardless of life’s circumstances]. The Lord be with you all.”  2 Thessalonians 3:16 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/2th.3.16.amp

“May the Master of Peace himself give you the gift of getting along with each other at all times, in all ways. May the Master be truly among you!”  2 Thessalonians 3:16 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/2th.3.16.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Colossians 3:15

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”  Colossians 3:15 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/col.3.15.niv

“Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the controlling factor in your hearts [deciding and settling questions that arise]. To this peace indeed you were called as members in one body [of believers]. And be thankful [to God always].”  COLOSSIANS 3:15 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/col.3.15.amp

“Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. None of this going off and doing your own thing. And cultivate thankfulness.  Colossians 3:15 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/col.3.15-17.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”  Romans 15:13 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/rom.15.13.niv

Oh! May the God of green hope fill you up with joy, fill you up with peace, so that your believing lives, filled with the life-giving energy of the Holy Spirit, will brim over with hope!”  Romans 15:13 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/rom.15.7-13.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Isaiah 26:3-4

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.”  Isaiah 26:3-4 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/isa.26.3-4.niv

“You will keep in perfect and constant peace the one whose mind is steadfast [that is, committed and focused on You—in both inclination and character], Because he trusts and takes refuge in You [with hope and confident expectation]. Trust [confidently] in the LORD forever [He is your fortress, your shield, your banner], For the LORD GOD is an everlasting Rock [the Rock of Ages].”  ISAIAH 26:3-4 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/isa.26.3-4.amp

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

1 Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”  1 Peter 5:7 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/1pe.5.7.niv

“Casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].”  1 PETER 5:7 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/1pe.5.7.amp

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Psalm 55:22

“Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”  Psalm 55:22 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/psa.55.22.niv

“Pile your troubles on GOD ’s shoulders— he’ll carry your load, he’ll help you out. He’ll never let good people topple into ruin.”  Psalm 55:22 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/psa.55.22-23.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Matthew 11:28-30

““Come to me, all you 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 easy and my burden is light.””  Matthew 11:28-30 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/mat.11.28-30.niv

““Come to Me, all who are weary and heavily burdened [by religious rituals that provide no peace], and I will give you rest [refreshing your souls with salvation]. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me [following Me as My disciple], for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST (renewal, blessed quiet) FOR YOUR SOULS. For My yoke is easy [to bear] and My burden is light.””  MATTHEW 11:28-30 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/mat.11.28-30.amp

““Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.””  Matthew 11:28-30 MSG  https://www.bible.com/97/mat.11.28-30.msg

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

Psalm 119:165

“Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”  Psalm 119:165 NIV  https://www.bible.com/111/psa.119.165.niv

“Those who love Your law have great peace; Nothing makes them stumble.”  Psalm 119:165 AMP  https://www.bible.com/1588/psa.119.165.amp

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

I am praying for all who might read these verses, that God will meet you right where you are and give you a crazy level of peace (even when it doesn’t make sense to have peace) as you seek to follow Him.

10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety Now | Perfect Bible Verses for When You Need Peace

4 responses to “10 Bible Verses on Peace to Help You Fight Anxiety”

  1. Beth says:

    These are great. We just began a 3-week seminar at church about anxiety. It has been helpful. These verses fit with that.

  2. Rebecca Jones says:

    His peace is a gift we have to receive, He left it as a bequeath, like in a will. Shalom.

  3. Sunshyne says:

    These bible verses on anxiety are soothing to the soul! I love the graphics you made for some of the verses. Great job!

  4. Ann says:

    Wonderful words to read when we are anxious! Thank you!

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