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 41:10 (NIV)
God does not want us to be afraid of threats or to doubt His promises. He assures us of deliverance to strengthen our faith. He is with us in our weakness.
O Zion, messenger of good news, shout from the mountaintops! Shout it louder, O Jerusalem. Shout, and do not be afraid. Tell the towns of Judah, â€œYour God is coming!â€ Yes, the Sovereign LORD is coming in power. He will rule with a powerful arm. See, he brings his reward with him as he comes. He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young.
Isaiah 40:9-11 (NLT)
God is our redeemer and our reward, do not be afraid to speak it loudly and boldly, for He cares for and loves those that are His.
he said to them, “Tell your master this: The Lord says, ‘Don’t be afraid of what you have heard. Don’t be frightened by the words the servants of the king of Assyria have spoken against me. Listen! I am going to put a spirit in the king of Assyria. He will hear a report that will make him return to his own country, and I will cause him to die by the sword there.'”
Isaiah 37:6-7 (NCV)
Those that belong to God have no reason to fear those that are against Him. Though enemies may make fun of and mock, they cannot hurt. God will ultimately judge.
With this news, strengthen those who have tired hands, and encourage those who have weak knees. Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, and do not fear, for your God is coming to destroy your enemies. He is coming to save you.”
Isaiah 35:3-4 (NLT)
Let God be our encouragement to press against fear, which only seeks to weaken us. The more we press on and endure the more our fears are silenced and the stronger we become.
The LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness. He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure.
Isaiah 33:5-6 (NIV)
The Lord is the foundation on which we stand; He is fair and just, always protecting His people and providing wisdom and knowledge to those who worship Him.
God’s people will be free from worries, and their homes peaceful and safe.
Isaiah 32:18 (GNT)
The righteousness of God that dwells within us is sufficient to deliver us from worry.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
Isaiah 12:2 (KJV)
God is our strength and confidence; we give thankful praises and look to Him for comfort during times of trouble.
And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
Isaiah 11:2-3Â (KJV)
All the gifts and grace of the Holy Spirit abide in Christ, our counselor. He is our example of courage and truth in advancing the gospel and our encouragement in the worshiping the Lord.
So this is what the Lord, the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, says: O my people in Zion, do not be afraid of the Assyrians when they oppress you with rod and club as the Egyptians did long ago. In a little while my anger against you will end, and then my anger will rise up to destroy them.
Isaiah 10:24-25 (NLT)
Be encouraged and give thanks for Gods forgiving comfort, for the sources of our fear are ultimately crushed. We have no need to fear anything that can do no more than frighten us.
With his great power the LORD warned me not to follow the road which the people were following. He said, “Do not join in the schemes of the people and do not be afraid of the things that they fear. Remember that I, the LORD Almighty, am holy; I am the one you must fear.”
Isaiah 8:11-13Â (GNT)
The Lord is our Maker, make Him the object of your fear and stand in awe of His supreme power, which overshadows the fear of our enemies.