Our weekly wisdom

30 Bible verses about fear

So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isaiah 41v10 (NIV)

When I am afraid, I put my trust in You.
Psalm 56v3 (NIV)

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged,
for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1v9 (NIV)

For I am the Lord your God
who takes hold of your right hand
and says to you, “Do not fear;
I will help you.” Isaiah 41v13 (NIV)

The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
Psalm 118v6 (NIV)

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 4v6-7 (NIV)

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear,
because fear has to do with punishment.
The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
1 John 4v18 (NIV)

Even though I walk
through the darkest valley,
I will fear no evil,
for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff,
they comfort me.
Psalm 23v4 (NIV)

Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.
1 Peter 5v7 (NIV)

Fear of man will prove to be a snare,
but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.
Proverbs 29v25 (NIV)

The Lord is my light and my salvation -
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life -
of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27v1 (NIV)

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid,
but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
2 Timothy 1v7 (NIV)

I sought the Lord, and He answered me;
He delivered me from all my fears.
Psalm 34v4 (NIV)

Be strong and courageous.
Do not be afraid or terrified because of them,
for the Lord your God goes with you;
He will never leave you nor forsake you.
Deuteronomy 31v6 (NIV)

Do not let your hearts be troubled.
You believe in God; believe also in me.
John 14v1 (NIV)

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves,
so that you live in fear again; rather,
the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.
And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.”
Romans 8v15 (NIV)

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of
them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.
And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So
don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Matthew 10v29-31 (NIV)

So we say with confidence,
“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?”
Hebrews 13v6 (NIV)

But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.
“Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”
1 Peter 3v14 (NIV)

But when they saw Him walking on the lake,
they thought he was a ghost.
They cried out, because they all saw Him and were terrified.
Immediately He spoke to them and said,
“Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”
Mark 6v49-50 (NIV)

In God, whose word I praise -
in God I trust and am not afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
Psalm 56v4 (NIV)

Do not be afraid, little flock,
for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.
Luke 12v32 (NIV)

As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.
Psalm 103v13 (NIV)

The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you;
He will never leave you nor forsake you.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Deuteronomy 31v8 (NIV)

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary;
you have found favour with God.
You will conceive and give birth to a son,
and you are to call him Jesus.”
Luke 1v30-31 (NIV)

Eden Church community links

Eden Church is actively involved in a number of organisations. Here are some of our key partners:

Eden Christian Trust

Eden Christian Trust

ECT is an Edenbridge joint churches initiative to meet the needs of young people in our area, running school clubs, secular and Christian youth clubs and organising trips away to music festivals.


The Bridges Centre

If you are out and about in Edenbridge, take a break and come into Bridges for a "cuppa" or light lunch. Relax in pleasant surroundings and meet people, or just enjoy some quiet space. Child-friendly and disabled accessible, Bridges welcomes everyone.

Parish Nursing

Parish Nursing

We talk a lot about it, but what is Parish Nursing? Parish Nursing was launched in the UK in 2006. Julie Barry works as in Edenbridge as our parish nurse with an ecumenical remit that reaches out to all our ECC partner churches in the area. Click here for more information.

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