What does the Bible say about feeling overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed? Let’s call upon the Word of God to help. Here’s what the Bible says about feeling overwhelmed. We’ve included five verses from the New Testament and 4 from the Old Testament.

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5 New Testament Verses About Feeling Overwhelmed

The following verses are from the KJV. This is what the New Testament says about feeling overwhelmed:

  • 2 Timothy 1:7 – For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
  • Philippians 4:6 – Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
  • 2 Corinthians 1:9-11– But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us; Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
  • Matthew 26:39 – He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.
  • Romans 8:28 – And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

4 Old Testament Verses About Feeling Overwhelmed

What does the Old Testament say about feeling overwhelmed? Here are 10 verses from the KJV:

  • Psalm 118:5 – I called on the LORD in distress; The LORD answered me and set me in a broad place.
  • Isaiah 40:31 – But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
  • Isaiah 43:1-2 – But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
  • Psalm 46:1 – God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

Now you know what the Bible says about feeling overwhelmed.

Is there a verse we missed? Let us know!

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