What are some psalms to counteract fear and stress?


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When fearful, pray Psalm 94:19, NIRV: “I was very worried. But your comfort brought me joy.”

When fearful, remember Psalm 46:1: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

When fearful, trust Psalm 56:3-4 3: “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 4 In God, whose word I praise- in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” And also Psalm 112:7, English Standard Version (ESV): “7 He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord.”

To overcome stress, use these:

Take a step back:
Psalm 43:5 NLT: “Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God!”

Stop and pray:
Psalm 55:22: “Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

Trust God's plan:
Psalm 112:7: “He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD.” (ESV)


I know that praying is always appropriate when encountering fear or stress!

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