30 Important Bible Verses About Negative Thoughts

2 Corinthians 10:5 – Taking Captive Every Thought

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”

Philippians 4:8 – Focus on Good and Positive Thoughts

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

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.”

Proverbs 23:7 – As a Man Thinks, So He Is

“For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.
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Philippians 4:6-7 – Present Your Anxious Thoughts to God

“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.”

Romans 12:2 – Be Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind

“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.”

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Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace for Those Who Keep Their Mind on God

“You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You because he trusts in You.”

Psalm 139:23-24 – Search My Heart and Remove Any Negative Thoughts

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me and lead me in the way everlasting.”

Matthew 11:28-30 – Find Rest for Your Soul by Surrendering to Jesus

“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.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Anxiety on God

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

Psalm 55:22 – Give Your Burdens to the Lord

“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

James 1:2-4 – Consider It Pure Joy in Times of Trials

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”

Proverbs 14:30 – A Peaceful Heart Gives Life to the Body

“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”

Psalm 37:8 – Refrain from Anger and Turn from Wrath

“Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.”

Matthew 6:27 – Worrying Cannot Add a Single Moment to Your Life

“Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”

Colossians 3:2 – Set Your Mind on Things Above

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

James 4:7-8 – Submit to God, Resist the Devil

“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Do Not Fear, God Is 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 119:15 – Meditate on God’s Precepts and Fix Your Eyes on His Ways

“I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – Bear the Fruits of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – God’s Plans for You Are Good

“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.”

Psalm 19:14 – May the Words of My Mouth and the Meditation of My Heart Be Pleasing to God

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.”

Proverbs 17:22 – A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

2 Timothy 1:7 – God Gives a Spirit of Power, Love, and Sound Mind

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

Psalm 34:8 – Taste and See That the Lord Is Good

“Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.”

Proverbs 12:25 – Anxious Thoughts Weigh Down the Heart

“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.”

Psalm 94:19 – God’s Comfort Soothes Anxiety

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.”

Proverbs 4:23 – Guard Your Heart, for Everything Flows from It

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

1 Thessalonians 5:18 – Give Thanks in All Circumstances

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 139:14 – You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Matthew 15:18 – What Comes Out of the Mouth Comes from the Heart

“But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them.”

John 14:27 – Jesus Gives Peace, Not Like the World

“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.”

Proverbs 16:3 – Commit Your Plans to the Lord and Your Thoughts Will Be Established

“Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

Philippians 2:5 – Have the Same Mindset as Christ Jesus

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus.”

Jeremiah 17:10 – God Searches the Mind and Examines the Heart

“I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”

Isaiah 26:4 – Trust in the Lord Forever, for He Is the Rock Eternal

“Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal.”

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

“The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.”

Lamentations 3:22-23 – God’s Mercies Are New Every Morning

“Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Colossians 3:5 – Put to Death What Belongs to Your Earthly Nature

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry.”

Psalm 37:4 – Delight in the Lord and He Will Give You the Desires of Your Heart

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

Matthew 16:24 – Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”

1 Corinthians 14:33 – God Is Not a God of Confusion

“For God is not a God of confusion but of peace.”

John 8:32 – The Truth Will Set You Free

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Galatians 6:7-8 – Reap What You Sow

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”

1 Peter 1:13 – Prepare Your Mind for Action

“Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.”

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