25 Comforting Bible Verses for Overwhelming Stress for Families Fighting Cancer.

If you need spiritual support in your cancer journey, you absolutely need to read these bible verses for overwhelming stress.

Inspiring words of encouragement from your heavenly father for cancer families.  Sayings that will help you get through when the world is falling down around you, your stress levels are out of control and everything sucks. 

When you just need someone to remind you that you can do this, these bible verses will help you find perspective and remind you how strong you are (even when you don’t feel like it).  

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In the most stressful situations, one of the best sources of strength is reading the word of God.

That’s because The Holy Bible can remind you of many important things, such as…

  • You can make it through hard times
  • Why your calling matters
  • The deeper purpose behind what you’re doing
  • Your ability to cope with God’s help
  • The promises God has fulfilled for others
  • The promises God makes to everyone – including you

Whether you’re at the beginning of your cancer journey or you’ve been doing this for a while, these bible verses for overwhelming stress are sure to give you the spiritual boost you need to keep going, even on the hardest days.

I’m confident they’ll help you.  The good word always helps me. The power of the holy spirit can help you through trials of many kinds by testing of your faith and calming your anxious heart.

This list of bible verses will help you through difficult times, the fear of bad news, and those stressful moments when you struggle with a troubled heart.

God’s love is like a towering rock of safety and these bible scriptures will remind you of that in everyday situations when you experience stress. The power of God can give you a change of perspective and is a great reminder during stressful times.

When you’re carrying heavy burdens, and you crave peace of mind let these scripture verses and the power of prayer lead you through these tough times. The good news is that a good bible verse can change your life and affect such things as stress and overwhelm. There is great power in focusing on the presence of the Lord.

Of course, don’t feel pressured to make use of ones you don’t feel apply to you.

Use whatever verses from this list you connect with and focus on them every day. You can either….
  • Pin or bookmark this page for later use.    
  • Print these out and put a copy with your Bible. 
  • Or, write them out and put them somewhere you can see them.

However, you want. However best suits your needs.

If you need more ideas for how to make use of these bible verses for overwhelming stress, scroll to the bottom of the list for ways to keep them in mind, deepen your understanding, and make greater connections between God’s word and your life.

Note: If you’re a family dealing with cancer, we can help. We can help you manage some of the craziness that comes with this disease. You can grab our free Cancer Combat Plan here…

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Our Favorite Bible Verses For Overwhelming Stress

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him,  and he will make your paths straight.

Joshua 1:9

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 9:9-10

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 34:17

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and rescues them from all their troubles.

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.

Corinthians 1:4-7

He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ. Even when we are weighed down with troubles, it is for your comfort and salvation! For when we ourselves are comforted, we will certainly comfort you. Then you can patiently endure the same things we suffer. We are confident that as you share in our sufferings, you will also share in the comfort God gives us.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Isaiah 40: 29-31

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

2 Choronicals:  20:17

You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.’”

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Romans 5:3-4

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.

2 Timothy 1:7

“…for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”

Isaiah 41:10

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 41:13

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.

Mathew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

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.

Isaiah 41:13 

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.

Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Psalms 34: 1-22

I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together.

I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. his poor man called, and the Lord heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.

Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing. The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.

Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies.

Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil, to blot out their name from the earth. The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all; he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken. Evil will slay the wicked; the foes of the righteous will be condemned. The Lord will rescue his servants; no one who takes refuge in him will be condemned.

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.

Psalm 94:18-19

When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, Lord, supported me. When anxiety was great within me,  your consolation brought me joy.

2 Samuel 22:33

It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

Psalm 55:22

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.

Psalm 34:4

I sought the Lord, and he answered me;  he delivered me from all my fears.

1 Peter 5 6-7

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

How To Use These Bible Verses 

If you’re wondering how best to use these bible verses for overwhelming stress, here are a few ideaS…
  • Highlight the ones you really connect with in your copy of the Bible.
  • Choose one at a time to memorize depending on what you need at the moment.
  • Meditate with one of the verses in mind.
  • Look up alternate translations to get a more full picture of the meaning of it.
  • Research more in depth the chapter or even book in which the passage appears.
  • Pray and ponder on specific verses you struggle to understand.
  • Write one you like on a Post-It note and stick it to your mirror.
  • Use one of them as your phone background so you’re constantly reminded of it.
  • Pin this page for easy access in the future (and follow me on Pinterest while you’re there).
  • Print this page for easy access to all of them without dependence on internet access.

Regardless of how you choose to make use of this resource, depending on your faith during this trial will strengthen you to be able to face anything that comes your way.

P.S.  If you’re drowning in all this cancer business, and you have no idea where to start…  

The Cancer Combat Plan is a step-by-step guide from someone who has struggled through this and found ways to manage the chaos, the stress, and the overwhelm.   

Things feel better, and more in control when you have a plan.  So if you’re looking for action steps, resources, and strategies that will help you manage this crisis, we’ve got you covered. And it’s totally free… 

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