Biblical Help for Anxious Times

11 Then the Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?” (Exodus 4:11)

“‘See now that I, even I, am he,
    and there is no god beside me;
I kill and I make alive;
    I wound and I heal;
    and there is none that can deliver out of my hand.”
(Deuteronomy 32:39)

“The Lord kills and brings to life;
    he brings down to Sheol and raises up.
The Lord makes poor and makes rich;
    he brings low and he exalts.” (1 Samuel 2:6-7)

“O Lord, God of our fathers, are you not God in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. In your hand are power and might, so that none is able to withstand you.” (2 Chronicles 20:6)

“I know that you can do all things,
    and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.” (Job 42:2)

“Your eyes saw my unformed substance;
in your book were written, every one of them,
    the days that were formed for me,
    when as yet there was none of them.” (Psalm 139:16)

“Our God is in the heavens;
    he does all that he pleases.” (Psalm 115:3)

“The heart of man plans his way,
    but the Lord establishes his steps.” (Proverbs 16:9)

“The lot is cast into the lap,
    but its every decision is from the Lord.” (Proverbs 16:33)

“Remember this and stand firm,
    recall it to mind, you transgressors,
    remember the former things of old;
for I am God, and there is no other;
    I am God, and there is none like me,
10 declaring the end from the beginning
    and from ancient times things not yet done,
saying, ‘My counsel shall stand,
    and I will accomplish all my purpose,’
11 calling a bird of prey from the east,
    the man of my counsel from a far country.
I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass;
    I have purposed, and I will do it.” (Isaiah 46:9b)

“I am the Lord, and there is no other,
    besides me there is no God;
    I equip you, though you do not know me,
that people may know, from the rising of the sun
    and from the west, that there is none besides me;
    I am the Lord, and there is no other.
I form light and create darkness;
    I make well-being and create calamity;
    I am the Lord, who does all these things.” (Isaiah 45:6-7)

“For the Lord of hosts has purposed,
    and who will annul it?
His hand is stretched out,
    and who will turn it back?” (Isaiah 14:27)

“Who has spoken and it came to pass,
    unless the Lord has commanded it?
38 Is it not from the mouth of the Most High
    that good and bad come?” (Lamentations 3:37-38)

“Is a trumpet blown in a city,
    and the people are not afraid?
Does disaster come to a city,
    unless the Lord has done it?” (Amos 3:6)

“And [God] made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place…” (Acts 17:26)

“If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” (James 4:15)

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father” (Matthew 10:29).

Published by Cory Kitch

Pastor at Discovery Church, Yankton, SD.

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