25 Calming Bible Verses for Overthinking

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Overthinking can be a relentless struggle, causing anxiety and stress in our lives. When our minds are consumed with worries and doubts, finding strength and peace in the Bible can offer much-needed help. In this blog post, we will be looking at 25 calming Bible verses for overthinking, reminding you to cast your cares upon the Lord and find peace in His presence.

Are you anxious? Worried? Overwhelmed? If so, here is a post to help you learn to let go and let God.

Verses for Overthinking

Philippians 4:6-7 – “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

Matthew 6:34 – “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

Psalm 55:22 – “Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.”

1 Peter 5:7 – “Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.”

Psalm 34:4 – “I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.”

Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”

Proverbs 12:25 – “Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.”

Psalm 94:19 – “When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.”

Matthew 11:28-30 – “Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.'”

2 Corinthians 10:5 – “We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ.”

Psalm 139:23-24 – “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.”

Philippians 4:8 – “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.”

Psalm 37:5 – “Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you.”

Isaiah 41:10 – “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.”

Isaiah 26:4 – “Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock.”

1 Peter 1:6-7 – “So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through many trials, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed to the whole world.”

Psalm 55:22 – “Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.”

2 Timothy 1:7 – “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”

Psalm 121:1-2 – “I look up to the mountains—does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth!”

Matthew 6:27 – “Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?”

Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?”

Matthew 6:25 – “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?”

Psalm 34:17 – “The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles.”

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 – “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.”

Short Prayer

Heavenly Father, in moments of overthinking and anxiety, we come to you seeking peace and rest for our restless minds. Thank you for your Word, which offers comfort and reassurance. Help us to cast our cares upon you, trusting in your unfailing love and sovereignty over our lives. May we find peace in your presence and joy in fixing our thoughts on what is true and praiseworthy. Please give us the strength to surrender our worries to you and to walk in faith, knowing that you hold our future in your hands. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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