5 Powerful Anxiety Prayers – Pray These To Calm Down

A woman prays prayers for anxiety.

Prayers for anxiety are a powerful way to push back the darkness. Even when the enemy would like nothing better to make someone anxious, praying to God in faith will bring great deliverance from fear.

Is worry and fear fastening a grip around your life? Do you find yourself anxious and worried? Is what you are facing appearing too much for you to handle? When anxiety is doing it's best to try and overtake your life, and you don't know what to do, remember that there is power in prayers against anxiety!

When you're feeling overcome, the best thing you can do is go to the Lord immediately. He knows exactly what you are facing, even if it's your own fault, and He has a plan of escape.

Don't hesitate to tell Him all the details. He is the best listener. Just don't spend all your time telling Him because the truth is, He knows even more than you do.

Through prayer you will step into the presence of the Lord. It is in that time of fellowship that His anointing will destroy every burden and yoke. Those feelings of anxiety will burn up under the power of God.

Pray the following anxiety prayers with power and belief. Anxiousness will find it can do nothing but now it's knees to the authority and power of Jesus Christ!

1. A Prayer Of Relief and Freedom From Anxiety

Father, I come before you with a heavy heart. As You know, the stress, worry, and fear feels like it is suffocating me.  I feel drained and I feel that there is no light at the end of the tunnel.

I am tired and feel like this a battle that I cannot win. I don't know how I've come to this place of dealing with such anxiety and worry. What I do know is that You have the answer!

I am fighting with all I have left in order to turn my eyes to You! I look to You because You are the Source of my help! You are my strength and my refuge! In You do I trust!

I speak to this anxiety and I bind you. I rebuke you in the Name of Jesus. God has not given me a spirit of fear but power, love, and a sound mind! That means a mind that can think calmly and clearly!

Holy Spirit, guide and show me what I should do in my situation. I look to You and the Word of God for direction. I have all that I need in Christ to overcome all that I face. The Bible says that the peace of God is mine, right now. I don't have to do something in order to get it. Therefore I speak peace over this situation and over myself right now!

Thank You that I can come to You and find rest. I am grateful that I can always come to You!

Lord, the source of anxiety, fear, and worry is the enemy. I don't need to question this. You are good and the enemy is bad. Please give me greater discernment to recognize when the enemy is plotting to get fear into my life. I don't want to let him get a foothold!

I ask You to please forgive me for trying in the past to handle anxiety on my own. You haven't created me to do life on my own. You desire to walk with me every single day. You want to be a part of my life and want me to follow Your lead. You will always lead me to victory!

I declare that by Your grace, when anxious thoughts show up, I will recognize them, I will remain calm, and I will rebuke that thought in Jesus Name!

Holy Spirit please help me to renew my mind and change me to handle anxiety as You desire. I will pray a quick prayer for deliverance and praise You that I triumph in Christ!

Going forward from this prayer, no matter how big or small the situation that I face, I will now run at it with boldness knowing You are right there with me. Your peace will surround me!

I declare that all things are working together for good because I love You and I am called according to Your purpose. With me following Your lead, anxiety will no longer overcome me!

Thank You in advance! I am totally free in Christ!

In the Name of Jesus I pray, amen!

Watch This Prayer To Overcome Anxiety Below

2. A Short Prayer To Defeat Anxiousness

Father, I come to You because through Christ, You've said I can always enter Your presence. When I call You hear me. On the other hand, when You call, I too know Your voice Lord.

I cast the care of all this anxiety on You Father. May I always remember to run to You when fear tries to creep on me. I refuse to give into anxiety and stress anymore!

I ask for Your strength and grace to stay on the path of living anxiety-free! The joy of the Lord is my strength!

In the Name of Jesus I pray, amen!

3. Anxiety Be Gone Prayer

Father, anxiety is getting the best of me. Fear and worry seem to be overtaking my every thought. I look to You for rescue. I look to You for help.

Remind me of Your faithfulness and power. May Your light push out the darkness that is trying to overtake me.

I bind and rebuke the plans of the enemy. Spirit of fear be gone!

I rebuke this anxiety right now. I choose to set my eyes on You, Lord.

Thank You for Your peace and comfort that is filling my heart and mind right now.



Prayer to overcome anxiety.

4. Prayer Against Anxious Thoughts

Heavenly Father, You know that these thoughts are overwhelming me. I don't want to keep thinking them over and over again.

I rebuke these thoughts in Jesus Name. I cast all of my cares and worries on You right now.

Please forgive me for trying to carry this load on my own. You are my strength and I draw my comfort from You. Amen.

5. Prayers Against Anxiety

Dear Lord,

I come to You seeking Your help and Your grace in overcoming the anxiety that has taken hold of my heart.

I know that You can carry me through any storm, and I humbly ask for You to fill me with Your peace and comfort so that I may be healed from this burden.

Remind me Lord, that when my faith is shaken by the weight of my worries, it is You who holds my hand and sustains me.

Help me remember the strength and courage that comes with trusting in You no matter what comes my way.

Grant me the overcoming power to focus on what matters most - putting my faith in You - rather than on worrying about things beyond my control.

Help me understand through Your Holy Spirit that even though anxiety can make life seem more difficult, it doesn’t have to control my life.

I rebuke anxiousness, worry, and fear, in Jesus Name.

I break any strongholds they have created in my life. 

With Your help, Lord, I can overcome this fear with a greater understanding of Your love and compassion.

May I find comfort in knowing that even though life sometimes feels like it may be too much, You are always there to provide assistance.

Above all else, Lord I pray for a peaceful heart filled with faith instead of fear.

A heart which understands how much You care for me as Your child.


Bible Scripture Verses When Praying About Anxiety, Fear, and Worry

John 14:1-4 - Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

Philippians 4:6-7 - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Psalms 34:14 - Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

James 1:5 - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

Matthew 6:25-34 - Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

1 Peter 5:10 - But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle [you].

1 Peter 5:6-7 - Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Philippians 4:6 - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Hebrews 13:6 - So that we may boldly say, The Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

Psalms 32:8-10 - I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

John 14:27 - Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Isaiah 43:1-3 - But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called [thee] by thy name; thou [art] mine.

1 Peter 5:7 - Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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