10 Worship Songs About Fear [With Tutorials]

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  • Shalon Palmer

Worship Songs About Fear

At times, fear and anxiety can seem overwhelming. But the truth is that we can always turn to worship for strength and comfort. In this post, we will be exploring some of the best worship songs about fear, or rather, conquering your fear. From grappling with doubts and insecurities to pressing forward with courage, these songs will provide hope and inspiration to get through any situation!

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So without further ado…

10 Worship Songs About Fear

1. Raise a Hallelujah – Bethel Music

I raise a hallelujah
In the middle of the mystery
I raise a hallelujah
Fear, you lost your hold on me

The first worship song about fear on our list is “Raise A Hallelujah”. This song relates to the theme of fear by expressing the idea that even in the midst of difficult and uncertain circumstances, one can raise a “hallelujah” and praise God. The lyrics suggest that singing and praising can be a powerful weapon against fear and uncertainty, and that by doing so, one can watch the darkness flee and overcome the hold that fear has on them.

The lyrics also mention the idea of hope arising from ashes and death being defeated, further emphasizing the idea that fear can be overcome through faith and belief in our Heavenly Father.

2. Oceans – Hillsong UNITED

Your grace abounds in deepest waters
Your sovereign hand will be my guide
Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me
You’ve never failed and You won’t start now

This song is a powerful reminder that God is always with us, even in times of fear and doubt. With lyrics like “Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me/ You’ve never failed and You won’t start now,” we are comforted knowing that God’s grace is abounding, even in the unknown depths of life. He will lead us where our trust can be without borders, so that we can walk upon His waters and remain strengthened by His presence.

3. Fearless – Jesus Culture

You call my heart
Out of the dark
Fearless, fearless
Finally free
Your spirit makes me

This song relates to the theme of fear by expressing the idea that even in difficult and uncertain circumstances one can find new hope and freedom through faith and belief in a higher power. The lyrics speak of leaving the past behind, fixing the eyes on a new horizon, and running boldly into God’s presence. It also speaks of the idea of a childlike faith, that is known and protected, and how it unravels the shame the individual is feeling.

The lyrics also emphasize the idea that through grace and faith in a higher power, one can be brought back to life and be finally free from fear. It also mentions the idea of being fearless and the spirit of higher power making them fearless which further emphasizes the idea that fear can be overcome through faith and belief in God.

4. Battle Belongs – Phil Wickham

And as I walk through the shadow
Your love surrounds me
There’s nothing to fear now
For I am safe with You

This song is a powerful reminder that no matter what we face, God is with us and His power is greater than our fear. The lyrics speak of laying every fear at God’s feet, fighting on one’s knees with hands lifted high, and recognizing that the battle belongs to God. It also mentions the idea of seeing victory even in the ashes and recognizing the power of God in the empty tomb.

The lyrics also express the idea that with God on their side, nothing can stand against them, and that God is an almighty fortress who goes before them and wins every battle. It emphasizes the idea that fear can be overcome through faith and belief in a higher power by trusting in God’s power and protection.

5. No Weapon – Pat Barrett

When darkness closes in on every side
When battles rage and when the waters rise
I fear no evil for I know the truth
Nothing can separate my heart from You

This song speaks to the power of God’s love in overcoming fear. Despite whatever darkness, battles, and obstacles we may face, we can trust that His love will protect us always. No weapon or fear can stand against it—not even death itself! The lyrics “I fear no evil for I know the truth/Nothing can separate my heart from You” serve as a reminder that when we choose to put our faith in Him, He will never leave us nor forsake us. We can have strength and courage knowing nothing can stand between us and His unfailing love.

6. You Make Me Brave – Bethel Music

You make me brave
For no fear can hinder
Now the promises You made

Despite whatever darkness and battles we may face, the message of this song is that His love will overcome all fears and ultimately give us courage in our lives. The lyrics “For You are for us/You are not against us/Champion of Heaven/You made a way for all to enter in” remind us that through God’s grace and mercy, we can conquer our fears. He promises us strength, courage, and His protection that no fear can stand against.

7. Stand In Your Love – Bethel, Josh Baldwin

‘Cause my fear doesn’t stand a chanceWhen I stand in Your loveMy fear doesn’t stand a chanceWhen I stand in Your loveMy fear doesn’t stand a chanceWhen I stand in Your love

This is my personal favorite worship song about fear. The lyrics to “Stand in Your Love” by Bethel Music describe the power of standing in God’s love and how it is a refuge from fear, brokenness, and pain. No matter the darkness or sorrow that comes our way, when we stand in His love, we are not afraid.

Our fears do not stand a chance against this unconditional and immeasurable love. We can be freed from shame and the lies of the enemy because when we stand in His love, we have nothing to fear. There is resurrection power that can save us and power in Jesus’ name that breaks off every chain so that we can leave our pasts behind us.

8. Bigger Than I Thought – Passion

I throw all my cares before You
My doubts and fears don’t scare You
You’re bigger than I thought You were

These lyrics convey a message of hope, that no matter how much despair or uncertainty we feel – God is always listening and will understand us fully. It speaks to the power of faith in overcoming fear – no matter what doubts or fears may arise, we can trust that He is bigger than anything that scares us, and He will help us find the faith and courage deep within ourselves to overcome it. He extends His grace and mercy, giving courage to those who call upon Him for strength. 

9. Overcome – Elevation Worship

We will not be moved
When the earth gives way
For the risen One has overcome
And for every fear
There’s an empty grave
For the risen One has overcome

These lyrics are a reminder that God’s love and power can overcome our fears. They emphasize the hope we have in Him, and the assurance that He will never abandon us, no matter what lies ahead. In the midst of darkness and uncertainty, these lyrics remind us to look forward to a future full of peace and joy – one that conquers all doubts and fears.

10. Cover the Earch – Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes

Love will let it out
And we will let it drown
The darkness, the fears and brokenness
Can you feel it now?
Let it cover you

The final song about fear on our list is “Cover the Earth”. We all have fears and anxieties that can make us feel overwhelmed and helpless. But there is hope – in the form of a perfect love that conquers all doubts, worries and uncertainties. These lyrics remind us of the power of God’s love to break through boundaries, beat down lies, and drown out darkness and brokenness.

No matter how daunting our fears may be, His love provides us with strength and courage to overcome them. Let us remember this truth: no fear can withstand the immeasurable power of God’s perfect love.

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