Do Not Be Afraid … Favorites from the New Testament
Updated: Mar 31
Allow yourself time to read and meditate on these scriptures. Find the scriptures in your Bible; read them in context to be encouraged as you build your faith.
2 Timothy 1:7
… for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.
So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.
But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.”
But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Get up and do not be afraid.”
But even the hairs of your head are all counted. Do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.
One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent;
…and he said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before the emperor; and indeed, God has granted safety to all those who are sailing with you.’
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?”
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he placed his right hand on me, saying, “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,