Verses on Fear
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.
I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.
And the fear of the Lord fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, and they made no war against Jehoshaphat.
But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you.
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.
You shall not be in dread of them, for the Lord your God is in your midst, a great and awesome God.
The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.
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