10 Comforting Bible Verses That Bring Peace When You Are Overwhelmed

Inside: Don’t be overcome by anxiety! These 10 Comforting Bible Verses For When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed are perfect for reminding you God is in control and He can bring you peace. FREE Devotional and Printable Scripture Cards too!

Sometimes being a Mom can be super overwhelming.

There. I said it.

Of course, if you are a Mom, you are likely nodding your head in agreement with me.

There are too many things to do, so many needs to be met, and a dwindling supply of energy and inner peace.

Thankfully, God knows us better than we know ourselves.

God knows that we can get overwhelmed for so many different reasons:

  • Too many after school activities
  • Too many runny noses
  • That person who keeps microwaving fish for lunch at work

These 10 scriptures won’t cook dinner for you, but they will definitely help you keep your perspective straight, your mind set on things eternal. Because seriously, regardless of the chaos swirling in your life right now, it is so comforting to know that God is in control. God has got this and God will take care of you. Being reminded of the eternal perspective really helps me focus on the fact that this world is not my home.

Overcoming Overwhelm Devotional


10 Comforting Bible Verses That Bring Peace When You Are Overwhelmed

(with FREE Printable!)

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed.
    Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. (WEB)

I Peter 5:7

 casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you. (WEB)

Isaiah 41:10

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. (NIV)

Related: One Simple Way To Improve Your Life When You Are Overwhelmed

Ephesians 6:10-12

10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. (NIV)

Matthew 6:34

So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today. (NLT)

II Corinthians 12:9

He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Most gladly therefore I will rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest on me. (WEB)

Joshua 1:5

No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. (NIV)

Matthew 11:28-30

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (NIV)

Psalm 139:23-24

23 Search me, God, and know my heart;
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 See if there is any offensive way in me,
    and lead me in the way everlasting.

Matthew 6:25-27

25 “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?27 Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? (NLT)

Related: Why the lack of white space makes you irritated, frustrated, and overwhelmed

Overcoming Overwhelm Mini Devotional and FREE Printable Scripture Cards!

Guess what? Because I really need to let God take control of my own feelings of overwhelm, I created a short devotional centered around these 10 verses and I really would love for you to have access to it, for FREE! Just click the photo below to sign up for the free printable PDF and weekly encouragement.

The first page is this super pretty poster you can print out and hang on your refrigerator or your wall at work (in case you need the reminders there). The next few pages are simple scripture cards you can print and cut out to bring with you wherever you need them (desk, bathroom mirror, purse, as a bookmark even?). The rest of this downloadable PDF includes 10 printable pages that you print out and can fill out yourself, one page for each scripture. Each day there is a place to write the scripture, reflect on how you can apply it to your life, and then write out a prayer for the day.


PS– And don’t forget to join the Christian Working Moms Facebook Community (just click the link and like the page to join) while you are at it!


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