Verses for Stress: Scripture For Hope & Peace When Stressed & Burdened

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Stress is a heavy burden to bear and I think it weighs on us all often. Life moves so fast and we scramble to balance and juggle it everything while running this crazy life race. Sometimes we get tripped up and trampled over by stress and overwhelm. 

Did you know stress triggers you fight or flight reflex just like fear. When we are in a stressful situation and approaching overwhelm we will either fight back, flee and avoid or sometimes just freeze. I am pretty big about just pretending that all stressful things don’t exist. One of y favorite books growing up was called Confession of a Shopaholic. This woman was stressed! She shopped and shopped and then hid all the credit card bills in her freezer. I probably loved her because I identify with her. Bills don’t exist if you can’t see them right?

Anyways here are 10 wonderful Scriptures for Dealing with Stress.

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Burnout: Scripture for Burnout, Stress & Overwhelm

Whether you are called to missions where you are pursuing the nations for the sake of the gospel or a counselor or pastor/pastor’s spouse loving on hurting people or just a tired caregiver or overworked mama, burnouts can happen. Luckily there is hope in those seasons in God's word. There are verses for burnout. Today I want to share some scriptures for when you are stressed and overwhelmed. 

We tend to pursue perfection and excellence in all we do, but in that pursuit it is easy to get distracted and overwhelmed and eventually burned out. Burnout is pure stress and it causes us to be completely drained and exhausted emotionally, physically and mentally.

I want to share one particular passage of scripture that I always run too when I am feeling stressed and burned out. I have also shared this verse with dozens of women struggling with stress, anxiety and depression and have seen it provide help and relief.

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