33 Verses About Fear and Anxiety During Cancer You’ll Use Every Day.

33 verses about fear and anxiety to remind you that God is in control during cancer. The perfect bible verses to calm your fears and anxiety.

If you need spiritual support in your cancer journey, you absolutely need to read these 33 verses about fear and anxiety.

Inspiring words of encouragement from your heavenly father for cancer family members who are looking for different ways to deal with the fear and anxiety that come with this disease.  Sayings that will help you get through when the world is falling down around you, your anxiety 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 God’s perfect love and remember how strong you are (even when you don’t feel like it).  

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

  • How 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 a cancer journey or you’ve been doing this for a while, these bible verses about fear and anxiety are sure to give you the spiritual boost you need to keep going, even on the hardest days. When fearful thoughts, the terror of night, and fear of death cause you to have a fearful heart, god’s promise is the best way to calm your heart and return to a sound mind.

I’m confident these words of truth will help you find peace tonight.  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. They’ll help you or your family member find your own peace in the journey.

This list of 33 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 perfect peace and these bible scriptures will remind you of that in everyday situations when you experience anxious thoughts. 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 and a kind word 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 fear and anxiety. There is great power in focusing on the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ, in Jesus’ name.

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


  • 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 33 bible verses about fear and anxiety, 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.

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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). 

33 Verses About Fear and Anxiety to Calm Your Fears

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1 Peter 5

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.

Psalm 55:22

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

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.

Joshua 1:9

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

Romans 8:37-39 

No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.  And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. 

Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

 Deuteronomy 31: 6

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 31: 8

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. 

Psalm 23: 4–6

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.  You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.  You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life,  and I will dwell in the house of the Lord Forever

 Psalm 46:1-5

 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,  though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy place where the Most High dwells. God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.

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 118:6

The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.

Deuteronomy 31:6

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.

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.

Isaiah 4: 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.

Psalm 121: 1-8

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—  where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord,  the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm—  he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.

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.

Psalm 34:4

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

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.

Psalm 56:3

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

2 Timothy 1: 6-8

I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline. So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God. 

Mathew 6:34

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Isaiah 35:4

say to those with fearful hearts,  “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come,  he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you.”

Exodus 14:14

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”

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.

Psalm 27: 1

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?

Deuteronomy 3: 22-23

 Do not be afraid of them; the Lord your God himself will fight for you.” At that time I pleaded with the Lord: “Sovereign Lord, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness and your strong hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do the deeds and mighty works you do?

Mathew 8: 24-27

Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!” He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”

John 16:33

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”.

Romans 8: 38-39

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[k] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Corinthians 16: 13-14

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.

Hebrews 13: 5-6

 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you;     never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.  What can mere mortals do to me?”

Psalm 107: 28-30

Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble,  and he brought them out of their distress. He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea[b] were hushed.  They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.

Genesis 50: 20-21

You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.” And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.

How To Use These Bible Verses 

  • 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.

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