Using God’s Word.

These are Scripture selections for counselors, pastors, lay people and all facing a mental health need.

We trust that therapists, pastors, and laity will find this section beneficial. We are seeking in this section to demonstrate a practical way to use Scripture to help those with mental health needs. We pray that anyone who is troubled may find personal peace and comfort and hope as they read through and meditate on these Bible passages.

If you have found Scripture passages or Bible stories that have been helpful in counseling mental health needs, we encourage you to be an ally in our work by sending it to us on the contact page. We may adapt or edit it and include your submission on this site, giving you the credit for your ideas.

Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.

Psalm 31:24 NIV

Exodus 14:13-31 and Psalm 46:1

Using Exodus 14:13-31 and Psalm 46:1For Anxiety About the Future Exodus 14:13-31; Psalm 46:1 NIV Commentary Questions 13 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you
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Exodus 33-34

In our anxiety, When we need to see God’s Glory in His Grace and in His Justice.

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Galatians 3:26-27

Baptism Comfort – God has made you His Child.

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Genesis 50:19-20

Using Genesis 50 for forgiving others.

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II Corinthians 5:19 – others

The Child of God Counseling* uses II Corinthians 5:19 when a person has trouble forgiving someone else.

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II Corinthians 5:19 – self

The Child of God Counseling* uses II Corinthians 5:19 when a person doubts that God could ever forgive him or her.

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II Timothy 1:6-12

When I am timid, afraid, or tempted to be ashamed of Jesus.

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Isaiah 49:15

Using Isaiah 49:15 for grief, the loss of a child through miscarriage.

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Proverbs 14:33 and Philippians 3:13-14

Anxiety (fears, worry, intrusive thoughts) – A basic dialectical approach using Scripture and the wise mind concepts of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

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Psalm 103:8-13

 Comfort that God will forgive us.

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Psalm 17:6-8

Assurance that God answers our prayers.

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Psalm 23:1

Using Psalm 23 for symptoms of depression.

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Psalm 32:1-11

Using Psalm 32 as a model or template for repentance.

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Psalm 46:10a

A powerful psalm of comfort.

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Psalm 71:19-20

A Righteous God – God acts in love towards His believers.

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Romans 8:1 and Hebrews 12:2

Dialectical Behavioral chart with Gospel Facts

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