98+ Best Joyce Meyer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Joyce Meyer is an American Charismatic Christian author and speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries. Profoundly inspirational Joyce Meyer quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Joyce Meyer Quotes

I may not be where I want to be, but thank God I am not where I used to be. Joyce Meyer

You can suffer the pain of change or suffer remaining the way you are. Joyce Meyer

Prayer doesn’t just change things it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people. Joyce Meyer

Courage is fear that has said its prayers and decided to go forward anyway. Joyce Meyer

God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning. Joyce Meyer

Put your expectations on God, not on people. Joyce Meyer

No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today! Joyce Meyer

When you are tempted to give up, your breakthrough is probably just around the corner. Joyce Meyer

The Bible says to fear not, but this doesn’t mean you should never feel scared. It means when you do feel fear, keep going forward and do what you are supposed to do. Or as I like to say, do it afraid. Joyce Meyer

Character is doing what you don’t want to do but know you should do. Joyce Meyer

There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person. Joyce Meyer

Stop determining your worth and value by what other people say. Be determined by what the Word of God scripturessays. Joyce Meyer

Many people feel so pressured by the expectations of others that it causes them to be frustrated, miserable and confused about what they should do. But there is a way to live a simple, joy filled, peaceful life, and the key is learning how to be led by the Holy Spirit, not the traditions or expectations of man. Joyce Meyer

Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him. Joyce Meyer

When your soul is resting, your emotions are okay, your mind is okay, and your will is at peace with God, not resisting what He’s doing. Joyce Meyer

One mistake does not have to rule a person’s entire life. Joyce Meyer

You see, you are a spirit, you have a soul, and you live in a body. You have emotions, you have thoughts, you have a will, and you have a conscience. You are a complex being! And Jesus came to heal every single part of you. There’s not one part that He doesn’t want to make completely whole. Joyce Meyer

I may not be where I need to be but I thank God I am not where I used to be. Joyce Meyers

I wonder how many times people give up just before a breakthrough  when they are on the very brink of success. Joyce Meyer

God doesn’t tell you to do hard things so He can stand back and laugh and watch you struggle. He tells you to do things the things that He knows are gonna work out to your good in the end. Joyce Meyer

A BMW can’t take you as far as a diploma. Joyce Meyer

Happiness is not a feeling, it is a choice. To be happy, one must choose to be happy, not respond to a circumstance that now controls your happiness. Joyce Meyer

Getting stress out of your life takes more than prayer alone. You must take action to make changes and stop doing whatever is causing the stress. You can learn to calm down in the way you handle things. Joyce Meyer

Just because you go to church doesn’t mean you’re a Christian. I can go sit in the garage all day and it doesn’t make me a car. Joyce Meyer

Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges. Joyce Meyer

You can not live your life just based on what everyone else thinks. Joyce Meyer

Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and common sense. Joyce Meyer

Our joy does not have to be based on our circumstances. Joyce Meyer

If we live a self directed, self motivated, self centered life, always needing to get our own way, then we’re going to be miserable. In fact, many times we believe it’s our problems that are making us unhappy when, in reality, it’s because we’re focused on ourselves! Joyce Meyer

Strive for excellence, not perfection, because we don’t live in a perfect world. Joyce Meyer

Everything is subject to change except God Himself. Joyce Meyer

Stop being tomented by everyone else’s reaction to you. Joyce Meyer

Pride is an independent, me oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don’t give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have. Joyce Meyer

Our past may explain why we’re suffering but we must not use it as an excuse to stay in bondage. Joyce Meyer

The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self centered. Joyce Meyer

It is not about reading the Word. It is about obeying the Word. Joyce Meyer

I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. Joyce Meyer

Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting. Joyce Meyer

Forgiveness is not a feeling  it’s a decision we make because we want to do what’s right before God. It’s a quality decision that won’t be easy and it may take time to get through the process, depending on the severity of the offense. Joyce Meyer

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. Joyce Meyer

Watch out for the joy stealers gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude. Joyce Meyer

Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once to get over the fear of doing it. Twice to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not. Joyce Meyer

We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics. Joyce Meyer

My purpose in life is to do right and to glorify God. Joyce Meyer

Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. Joyce Meyer

Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply! Joyce Meyer

Change is always tough. Even for those who see themselves as agents of change, the process of starting a new thing can cause times of disorientation, uncertainty and insecurity. Joyce Meyer

Is there any real purpose in being alive if all we are going to do is get up every day and live only for ourselves? Live your life to help others. Give live selflessly. Joyce Meyer

If someone decides they’re not going to be happy, it’s not your problem. You don’t have to spend your time and energy trying to cheer up someone who has already decided to stay in a bad mood. Believe it or not, you can actually hurt people by playing into their self  pity. Joyce Meyer

God wants you to be delivered from what you have done and from what has been done to you Both are equally imporant to Him. Joyce Meyer

Where the mind goes, the man follows. Joyce Meyer

Wisdom is doing now what you are going to be happy with later on. Joyce Meyer

Integrity means that you are the same in public as you are in private. Joyce Meyer

Do yourself a favor and forgive anyone that has anything against you. Do it as an act of faith and trust God to change and heal your emotions. Pray for your enemies and never say another unkind thing about them. It is the only way you can move past the pain and begin to heal. Joyce Meyer

Integrity means that you are the same in public as you are in private. Joyce Meyer

Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential. Joyce Meyer

Anytime we step out boldly to make changes, we take a chance that we might fail. But the only way to get better is to try. Joyce Meyer

You can be pitiful, or you can be powerful, but you can’t be both. Joyce Meyer

We live in an imperfect world, and imperfect people surround us every day. Joyce Meyer

If you are accused of being a Christian, there should be enough evidence to convict you. Joyce Meyer

When you focus on how wonderful God is and all the great things He’s done is doing and even will do in your life, your natural response will be praise, adoration and awe. Don’t let yourself ever get used to it stay amazed! Joyce Meyer

Here’s one of my favorite statements We are never going to enjoy stability, we are never going to enjoy spiritual maturity until we learn how to do what’s right when it feels wrong, and every time you do what’s right by a decision of your will using discipline and self control to go beyond how you feel, the more painful it is in your flesh, the more you’re growing spiritually at that particular moment. Joyce Meyer

God doesn’t do things halfway. He goes all out! When God does something, it’s not just barely enough, mediocre or lukewarm. Joyce Meyer

Everytime you feed the flesh, you strenghten it. This is good if you are trying to build a good habit, but detrimental if you are trying to stop a bad habit. The way to kill the flesh is to starve it; to stop feeding it. Joyce Meyer

God’s first line of defense and offense for every situation is prayer. Joyce Meyer

Faithfulness is not doing something right once but doing something right over and over and over and over. Joyce Meyer

Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day. Joyce Meyer

Start believing the Word of God over our feelings. The truth always overrides our feelings. Find the truth in the scriptures. Joyce Meyer

I’m only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else’s life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there’s no point in me blaming you for what’s wrong in my life. Joyce Meyer

There are no drive thru breakthroughs. Breakthroughs take time. Joyce Meyer

You know, God will give favor to anyone who will believe Him. Every day you should confess that you have favor everywhere you go. God will begin to open doors that you wouldn’t believe. Joyce Meyer

I don’t just pray for God to open doors, I also pray for God to close doors. Joyce Meyer

Each time we cooperate with God, we take one more giant step forward. Because when God asks us to change, it means that He always has something better to give us more freedom, greater joy, and greater blessings. Joyce Meyer

Today Lord I am going to do my best with Your help and for Your glory. I realize that there are many different people in the world with a variety of opinions and expectations. I will concentrate on being a God pleaser and not a self pleaser or man pleaser. The rest I leave in Your hands lord. Grant me favor with You and with men and continue transforming me into the image of Your dear Son. Thank You Lord. Joyce Meyer

I’ve been saying for a couple of years now that people need to let God out of the Sunday morning box, that He doesn’t want to just be with you for an hour or two on Sunday morning and then put back in His box to sit there until you have an emergency, but He wants to invade your Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Joyce Meyer

Where there is a rotten root, there will always be rotten fruit. We must be rooted in Jesus Christ. Joyce Meyer

Patience is not simply the ability to wait it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. Joyce Meyer

There are two kinds of pain the pain of change and the pain of never changing and remaining the same. Joyce Meyer

Every day is a gift from God. Learn to focus on the Giver and enjoy the gift! Joyce Meyer

Come to me all who are weary and heavy burden. Go to the throne, not the phone. The people on the other end aren’t qualified to fix your problems, they don’t know what they’re doing either! Joyce Meyer

It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health. Joyce Meyer

Why wouldn’t we run to God. He’s sooo good. God’s not mad at anybody. He just wants to help us be the best that we can be. Joyce Meyer

The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! Joyce Meyer

The biggest black eye that you can give the devil is to give God your pain and let Him turn it into gain. Joyce Meyer

We all face storms in life. Some are more difficult than others, but we all go through trials and tribulation. That’s why we have the gift of faith. Joyce Meyer

Average is very acceptable in our society but I don’t think the angels are applauding. If you are determined to be excellent, to not back out of it, you will reap a harvest in your life. Joyce Meyer

Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don’t see what goes on underground as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don’t see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In much the same way, what goes on inside of us is like the roots of a tree. Joyce Meyer

If you’re fighting moodiness and depression you don’t want to hang around a bunch of other moody and depressed people. Joyce Meyer

Getting organized in the normal routines of life and finishing little projects you’ve started is an important first step toward realizing larger goals. If you can’t get a handle on the small things, how will you ever get it together to focus on the big things? Joyce Meyer

No matter how much we know in any area there are always new things to learn and things we have previously learned that we need to be refreshed in. Joyce Meyer

I believe that a trusting attitude and a patient attitude go hand in hand. You see, when you let go and learn to trust God, it releases joy in your life. And when you trust God, you’re able to be more patient. Patience is not just about waiting for something it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting. Joyce Meyer

Our world has created a false unrealistic image of what women are supposed to look like and act like. But the truth is that every woman was not created by God to be skinny, with a flawless complexion and long flowing hair. Not every woman was intended to juggle a career as well as all of the other duties of being a wife, mother, citizen, and daughter. Single women should not be made to feel they are missing somenthing because they are not married. Married women should not be made to feel they must have a career to be complete. We must have the freedom to be our individual selves. Joyce Meyer

When we believe the best of people, we let go of each thing they do that is hurtful to us. And we choose to think things like, I don’t believe they meant to hurt me. Maybe they’re having a bad day or don’t feel well. They probably don’t even realize how they sound. Joyce Meyer

It is not that we don’t have faith it is just that Satan is trying to destroy our faith with lies. Joyce Meyer

God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow! Joyce Meyer

Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it. Joyce Meyer