Scriptures for Prayer and Meditation

Anxiety

Philippians 4:6; Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God. 

Isaiah 40:31; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah 41:10; 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.

Joshua 1:9;  Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.

Depression

Jeremiah 29:11For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Psalms 30:5; For his anger endure but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

2 Timothy 1:7; For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Romans 12:2; And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

John 10:10; The thief come not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Forgiveness

Ephesians 4:32Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Psalm 86:5; You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.

Psalm 32:1; Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.

1 John 1:9; If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Matthew 6:15; But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

Trauma

Psalm 91:4-6He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.

Psalm 34:18-19; The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Romans 8:28; And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Lamentations 3:24; "The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him."

Isaiah 41:10; Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.