Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise — in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go."
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.
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
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."
"Do not be afraid; you will not be put to shame. Do not fear disgrace; you will not be humiliated. You will forget the shame of your youth and remember no more the reproach of your widowhood.
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.
but when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out,
because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid."
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."
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. "And by him we cry, "Father."
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." [^1]
So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?" [^2]
without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved —and that by God.
Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring your children from the east and gather you from the west.
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.
8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;
9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.
10 We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.
11 For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus' sake, so that his life may also be revealed in our mortal body.
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?
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.
Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good?
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear their threats "; do not be frightened." [^3]
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, "I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
David also said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the LORD is finished.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.