30 Bible Verses About Letting Go (Explained)

Letting go can be one of the most challenging yet liberating experiences in life. Whether it’s releasing past hurts, relinquishing control, or surrendering to God’s will, the Bible offers timeless guidance on the art of letting go. Join us as we explore verses that inspire courage, healing, and faith in the journey of letting go and embracing what lies ahead.

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Bible Verses About Letting Go

Matthew 11:28-30 – Come to Me, All You Who Are Weary

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 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. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Isaiah 43:18-19 – Remember Not the Former Things

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

Philippians 3:13-14 – Forgetting What Lies Behind

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 55:22 – Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Matthew 6:34 – Do Not Worry About Tomorrow

“Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Psalm 37:7 – Be Still Before the Lord

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear Not, For I Am with You

“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.”

Psalm 46:10 – Be Still and Know that I Am God

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

Luke 12:22-26 – Consider the Lilies

“Then Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?'”

Matthew 6:19-21 – Treasures in Heaven

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Hebrews 13:5 – I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You

“Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'”

Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace for Those Who Trust In You

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.”

Psalm 37:4 – Delight Yourself in the Lord

“Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 – New Creation in Christ

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

Psalm 32:8 – I Will Instruct You and Teach You

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”

Matthew 6:25 – Do Not Be Anxious about Your Life

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on.”

Isaiah 55:8-9 – God’s Thoughts and Ways

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”

John 16:33 – In Me You May Have Peace

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Psalm 37:5 – Commit Your Way to the Lord

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – Plans to Prosper You

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Philippians 4:6-7 – Do Not Be Anxious about Anything

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 51:10 – Create in Me a Clean Heart

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”

Colossians 3:2 – Set Your Minds on Things Above

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

Romans 12:2 – Do Not Conform to the Pattern of This World

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Psalm 119:105 – Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

2 Corinthians 12:9 – My Grace is Sufficient for You

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

Psalm 27:14 – Wait for the Lord

“Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!”

Matthew 11:29 – Take My Yoke Upon You

“Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Psalm 34:17-18 – The Righteous Cry Out and the Lord Hears

“The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Those Who Wait on the Lord

“But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

Proverbs 16:3 – Commit Your Work to the Lord

“Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.”

Psalm 62:8 – Trust in Him at All Times

“Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.”

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

Psalm 23:1-3 – The Lord is My Shepherd

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul.”

Matthew 11:30 – My Yoke is Easy

“For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Psalm 55:22 – Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

Proverbs 19:21 – Many are the Plans in a Person’s Heart

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.”

Romans 15:13 – God of Hope Fill You with Joy and Peace

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

Psalm 121:1-2 – My Help Comes from the Lord

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.”

Joshua 1:9 – Be Strong and Courageous

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

John 14:27 – My Peace I Give to You

“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.”

Philippians 4:13 – I Can Do All Things

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”

Psalm 46:1 – God is Our Refuge and Strength

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

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