7 Essential Bible Verses for Your Emotional Health & Wellness

Practical Wisdom for a Better Life

Brian Tubbs
5 min readMay 12


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Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or stressed out? Are you looking for ways to improve your emotional wellness and take control of your life? Look no further than these seven powerful Bible verses.

In full disclosure, I am a Bible-believing Christian, and the verses I’ll be sharing have been a source of comfort and guidance for me. But even if you don’t share my faith, the Bible provides valuable insights and knowledge that can be beneficial to anyone.

It is in that same spirit that I offer these verses.

It should be noted, though, that the proper exegetical meaning, context, and/or application of some of these verses may involve a spiritual component that is outside the scope of this article. I encourage those interested to read, study, and meditate on these verses so that their holistic meaning becomes clearer.

For now, I’m focusing on the practical meaning in order to make it beneficial for everyone, regardless of their religious or spiritual beliefs.

The following verses are all provided in the classic King James Version. I encourage you to study them across several translations.

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. -Proverbs 3:13

Wisdom is a crucial aspect of emotional wellness because it enables us to develop emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand, and manage our own emotions. It also helps us better understand and more effectively work with the emotions of others.

It’s only through the cultivation of wisdom that we can develop the skills needed to navigate complex emotions and situations with clarity and grace, which ultimately leads to a more fulfilling and healthy emotional life.

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. -Proverbs 4:23

This verse is a reminder to guard your heart and thoughts carefully, as they have a significant…



Brian Tubbs

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