Do you ever feel like you have to be perfect to be acceptable? Or that no one likes you? Or like you’ll never measure up?
If so, try curling up on the couch with your favorite blanket and have a conversation with God about these insecurity Bible verses.
As you meditate on the verses, picture God doing what He says He’ll do in the verses.
Picture Him lifting up your head, shielding you, picking you up when you fall, and looking at you with delight. God loves you. You just need to believe that!
These insecurity Bible verses can also be found in the insecurity section of I Deserve a Donut (And Other Lies That Make You Eat).
Insecurity Bible Verses
Psalm 3:3 But You, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the One who lifts my head.
Psalm 27:1b, 5 The Lord is the defense of my life; whom shall I dread?For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; He will lift me up on a rock.
Psalm 37:23-24 The steps of a man are established by the Lord, and He delights in his way.When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, because the Lord is the One who holds his hand.
Psalm 91:2-4 I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust!” For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.
Psalm 139:13-15 For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb.I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well.My frame was not hidden from You when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth.
Psalm 147:2-3 The Lord builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel.He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Isaiah 62:4a, 5b It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken,” Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”; But you will be called, “My delight is in her,” And your land, “Married”; for the Lord delights in you, and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so your God will rejoice over you.
Jeremiah 31:20 “Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the Lord.
Jeremiah 31:3-4 The Lord appeared to him from afar, saying, “I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness. Again I will build you and you will be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel! Again you will take up your tambourines, and go forth to the dances of the merrymakers.
Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.
Zechariah 2:10 Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst.
Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Galatians 1:10 For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.
Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
Philippians 1:6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
Romans 8:1 Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Romans 8:35, 38-39 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:9 Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.
1 Peter 2:9-10 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light,for you once were not a people, but now you are the people of God; you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.