Bible Verses About Fear for Kids to Memorize

It’s that time of year when we start seeing all things spooky in the stores, on tv and more. While I think it is important to talk to our kids about fear all year long, this is the perfect time to help your child learn about what God’s Word has to say about fear.

In a world that glorifies fear and makes it fun, it's important that our kids know the truth about fear. Memorize these Scriptures with your kids about fear! fortheloveofmom.org

Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)

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.

Younger kids: Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified.

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those with fearful hearts, ‘‘Be strong, and do not fear…”

Isaiah 41:13

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.

Younger kids: Do not fear; I will help you.

Psalm 23:4

Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.

Younger kids: Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid.

Psalm 27:1

The LORD is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The LORD is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?

Younger kids: The LORD is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid?

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Psalm 56:3-4

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?

Younger kids: When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Psalm 118:6

The LORD is for me, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?

Younger kids: The LORD is for me, so I will have no fear.

John 14:27

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.

Younger kids: Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

Mark 5:36

Don’t be afraid. Just have faith.

Hebrews 13:6

So we can say with confidence, “The LORD is my helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?”

Younger kids: The LORD is my helper, so I will have no fear.

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1 Corinthians 16:13 (NIV)

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

Younger kids: For God has not given us a spirit of fear.

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Younger kids: There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.

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Inez Bayardo - Writer - Speaker - fortheloveofmom.org

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Hi! My name is Inez and I am the owner of fortheloveofmom.org, a website dedicated to helping women pursue better in life & motherhood. As a children’s minister, I am most passionate about helping moms feel better equipped to raise mature Christ followers!