Praying the Scriptures for Courage

Do you have a child that struggles with fear or anxiety? Or maybe you are struggling with it yourself? Scripture is the best place we can turn to. The Lord tells us not to fear and instead to trust in Him! Hide God’s word in your heart together as a family and start praying the scriptures for courage! I hope you are blessed by them! 

Pray for courage in the face of fear and anxiety! Praying for courage for your family is an eternal investment for those you love! Use these scripture cards, journals, coloring pages, and art prints to help!

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Will you join me in praying the scriptures for courage for ourselves and our family?

Here are some wonderful scriptures to pray through on being courageous! The first five are included in the printable provided here. 

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10

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.” Joshua 1:9

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalm 56:3

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7

Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. … Matthew 6:25-34

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4

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? Psalm 27:1

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7


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  1. These verses are so encouraging. Thank you!

    1. You’re welcome!

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