162+ 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

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

You will never see the end, if you give up in the middle – Joyce Meyer

If you will tend to God’s business, He will tend to yours. – Joyce Meyer

We suffer much agony because we try to get from people what only God can give us, which is a sense of worth and value. Look to God for what you need, not to people. – Joyce Meyer

Before you judge someone else, stop and think about all that God has forgiven you for. – Joyce Meyer

Having a rough day? Place your hand over your heart. Feel that? It’s called purpose. You’re alive for a reason. Don’t give up – Joyce Meyer

Your word is your honor. If you say you’re going to do something, then you need to do it. – Joyce Meyer

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

A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you. – Joyce Meyer

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

Don’t be afraid of change, because it is leading you to a new beginning. – Joyce Meyer

Be it unto you, even as you believe. In God’s economy, we believe first and then see. – Joyce Meyer

An affirmation to say everyday: The healing power of God is working in me right now. Eveyr day I get better and better in every way. – Joyce Meyer

When we are truly confident and secure, the opinions of others cannot control us. – 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

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

Some people think they have discernment when actually they are just suspicious.. Suspicion comes out of the unrenewed mind; discernment comes out of the renewed spirit. – Joyce Meyer

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

Brother and Sister So & So are not your standard; Jesus is. – Joyce Meyer

Everywhere you look you see people searching for love but they’re looking in the wrong places. God is love, and they will never find what they’re looking for until they find Him. – 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

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

Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems. We must decide that we’re not going to quit. When we’re bombarded with doubts and fears, we must take a stand and say: I’ll never give up! God’s on my side. He loves me, and He’s helping me! I’m going to make it! – Joyce Meyer

Nobody can be set free from a problem until they’re willing to admit they have one. – 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

The way anything is developed is through practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice and more practice. – Joyce Meyer

God’s love for me is perfect because it’s based on Him not on me. So even when I failed He kept loving me. – Joyce Meyer

Sometimes love is best expressed through service. Words are great, but when you walk in love, your commitment must be more than words. – Joyce Meyer

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

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

Instead of concentrating on your problems and getting discouraged, focus on God and meditate on His promises for you. You may have fallen down, but you don’t have to stay down. God is ready, willing and able to pick you up. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t let your feelings be a God to you. – Joyce Meyer

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

If I’m a blessing to you, then either God will put it on your heart to bless me, or he’ll use somebody else to bless me. If I’m friendly with you, then I’ll have friends. If I’m merciful with people, the Bible says I’ll get mercy back. If I’m not judgmental, then people won’t be judgmental with me. And it works also with finances. If you give to help other hurting people and you give to the preaching of the gospel, because you love God, then God takes care of you. – Joyce Meyer

Stop giving someone else the job of making you happy. – Joyce Meyer

Do what you don’t want to do to get what you want to get. – Joyce Meyer

It is not as important how we start (our past), but how we finish. – Joyce Meyer

It is impossible to be both selfish and happy – Joyce Meyer

The more you trust Jesus and keep your eyes focused on Him, the more life you’ll have. Trusting God brings life. Believing brings rest. So stop trying to figure everything out, and let God be God in your life. – 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

Satan can control you if you let outward things determine your security. – Joyce Meyer

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

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

Don’t allow yourself to be upset and disturbed. Hold your peace because without it you have no power. – Joyce Meyer

Where the mind goes the man follows. – Joyce Meyer

You can have Jesus in your spirit and have an outrageous mess in your soul, and if you don’t know what that’s called, it’s called religion. – Joyce Meyer

Some people are hurting so bad you have to do more than preach a message to them. You have to BE a message to them. – Joyce Meyer

When you take time with God and listen to His voice, He renews your strength and enables you to handle life. – Joyce Meyer

You can enjoy anything if you make up your mind to. – Joyce Meyer

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

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

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

Mercy is the stuff you give to people that don’t deserve it. – Joyce Meyer

Life is what comes along after you have planned something else. – Joyce Meyer

The only way to break the chains of fear and doubt is to know in your heart that God loves you-no matter what. – 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

God knows the mess we’re in when He calls us. His light shines greater through cracked pots than it does through those who have it all together. – Joyce Meyer

Grace equals ability. God gives us grace to match our call. When we do our own thing, we do it on our own. When we follow His leading, He always supplies the grace and the energy to do what He’s calling us to do. – 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

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

Sometimes God allows us to be tested because He’s preparing us for promotion. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t be afraid to step out, have dreams, have visions, have hopes and always, always, always believe in miracles. – Joyce Meyer

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

As long as we complain, we remain stuck in our problems. But a thankful attitude brings deliverance and makes God smile. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t just learn from God’s Word but believe it will change your life. – Joyce Meyer

80% of people’s problems are about how they feel about themselves. – Joyce Meyer

Whatever your situation, God wants to heal you, strengthen you, and lead you to a place where you can enjoy life again. – Joyce Meyer

We need a backbone, not a wishbone. – Joyce Meyer

God has uniquely gifted you to help someone. Be available as God opens doors for you to do so. – Joyce Meyer

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

Fear tries to get us to give up but faith takes us all the way through to victory – Joyce Meyer

Love can melt the hardest heart, heal the wounds of the broken heart and quiet the fears of the anxious heart. – Joyce Meyer

The devil will give up when he sees that you are not going to give in. – Joyce Meyer

If we are hungry enough for God, we will find a way into His presence. We should be so hungry for the presence of God that we absolutely will not go out of our house or tackle any kind of project until we have spent some time with Him. – Joyce Meyer

We are not a failure just because we fail at something. Nobody is a failure unless they quit trying! – Joyce Meyer

Have God make a message out of your mess. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t run to the phone, run to the throne. – Joyce Meyer

No matter what you’re going through there’s no pit so deep that God can’t reach in and get you out. – Joyce Meyer

We don’t want to survive. We want to be healed. – 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

When we fill our thoughts with right things, the wrong ones have no room to enter – Joyce Meyer

A person who refuses to give up will always succeed eventually. – Joyce Meyer

There are times when God leaves huge question marks as tools in our lives to stretch our our faith. – Joyce Meyer

Love is and has always been His idea. He came to love us and to teach us how to love. When we do this, life is exciting, beautiful and rewarding. – 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

Every time you look in the mirror remember that God created you and that everything He creates is beautiful and good! – Joyce Meyer

You cannot live your life just based on what everyone else thinks. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t reason in the mind just obey in the spirit. – Joyce Meyer

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

There’s nothing that you can’t overcome with God on your side. – 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

If you can believe the God who is perfect loves you then you can believe that you are worth loving. – Joyce Meyer

Romans 6 – Our flesh is the instrument that Satan works through. When we say no to the flesh, we say no to the devil. – Joyce Meyer

I learned that what happened to me did not have to define who I was. My past could not control my future unless I allowed it to. – Joyce Meyer

God is Good…Jesus is Lord Be Good to Yourself and each Other J-Jesus..O-Others..Y-Yourself – Joyce Meyer

Everything God tells us to do is for our good. Whether it’s direction you get in His Word or something He’s specifically put in your heart for your situation in life, the absolute best thing you can ever do is obey Him promptly and completely. – Joyce Meyer

Laughter not only makes the journey endurable and even enjoyable; it also helps keep us healthy…. Be like a child: learn to laugh more! – 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

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

So often, we blame other people when, really, the problem is right down in here. I’m not happy. I don’t know what’s wrong. If I just had another job, I could be happy. If I just get married, I would be happy. Well if I just wasn’t married, I would be happy. Well, if I just had some kids, I’ll be happy. I’ll be happy when these kids finally grow up and get out of here. If I had a bigger house, I would be happy. Well, I got a big house. Now if I just had a maid to clean, I’d be happy. Well, now if I just had a maid I could get along with better, I’d be happy. – Joyce Meyer

Be truly present in the moment that you are in and don’t let life slip by unnoticed. – Joyce Meyer

Seek His face and not His hand. – Joyce Meyer

No matter what’s going on in our lives, the victory is in refusing to quit. – Joyce Meyer

Grace is the power of the Holy Spirit coming to us free of charge to enable you to do with ease what you could never do on your own with any amount of struggle and effort. – Joyce Meyer

The absence of pain means death, so when something no longer bothers you, you’ve died to that thing. – 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

Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I’ll tell you what you’ll get TRIALS! – Joyce Meyer

Wisdom always waits for the right time to act, while emotion always pushes for action right now! – Joyce Meyer

Maybe you don’t just have one Goliath. Maybe you have his whole family! – 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

Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting. – Joyce Meyer

Addictions – Run to Jesus instead of running to your addiction. – Joyce Meyer

It is amazing the quality of human beings that are in this world if we can just get past people not dressing the way we want them to dress. – Joyce Meyer

It is not about doing what we feel like. It is about doing what God says. – Joyce Meyer

Encourage everyone you meet with a smile or compliment. Make them feel better when you leave their presence and they will always be glad to see you coming. – Joyce Meyer

The thing about secrets is they keep you in a prison. Once you share, WHOOSH, there is a release. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t waste another day of your life grieving over something that you cannot do anything about. Let God give you a new beginning. Your mistakes are not enough to stop God if you don’t let them. – Joyce Meyer

We must meditate on what God has done in our life instead of what we are still waiting on Him to do. – Joyce Meyer

We cannot stand through the storms of life based on someone else’s faith. We must be fully assured in our own hearts and minds. – Joyce Meyer

You would be better off having nobody than the wrong somebody. – Joyce Meyer

Unity increases power. – 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

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

Nobody has a perfect life and it’s entirely possible that if you want someone else’s life they are busy wanting someone else’s too–maybe even yours. – Joyce Meyer

Worry is a down payment on a problem you may never have – Joyce Meyer

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

Complain and remain. Praise and be raised. – Joyce Meyer

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

Freedom is not letting your yesterday affect your today. – Joyce Meyer

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

Set your mind that no matter what is going on in your life, you will have a good attitude. – Joyce Meyer

Place your desires before God. Pray about them and trust God to give them to you if and when they’re right for you. – 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

Wow! you might actually have to act like a Christian sometimes! – Joyce Meyer

Turn your situation over to God because He can do more in a moment than you can do in a lifetime. – Joyce Meyer

There is something you can do that no one else can do just like you so love your life! – Joyce Meyer

Embrace your life, count your blessings, and don’t complain about what you don’t have. – Joyce Meyer

Sometimes new opportunity means new opposition. Not everything God asks us to do will be comfortable. – Joyce Meyer

Go home and let all your relatives off the potter’s wheel. You are not the potter! – Joyce Meyer

The best way to get along with people is not to expect them to be like you. – Joyce Meyer

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

Stop determining your worth and value by what other people say. Be determined by what the Word of God (scriptures)says. – Joyce Meyer

All god wants us to do is do what he asks us to do. – Joyce Meyer

We don’t need self-confidence we need God-confidence – Joyce Meyer

Positive minds produce positive lives. Negative minds produce negative lives. Positive thoughts are always full of faith and hope. Negative thoughts are always full of fear and doubt. – Joyce Meyer

Excellence – Take what you have and do the BEST with it. – Joyce Meyer

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

Refuse to let your love grow cold. Stir up love in your life – towards your spouse and towards your family, friends, neighbours, co-workers. Reach out to others who are hurting and in need. Pray for people and bless them. Grow to the point that one of your first thoughts each morning in your heart is about how you can bless someone else that day. – Joyce Meyer

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

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

God has blessed me in many ways. Money is not the greatest blessing you can have, but I literally had absolutely nothing. The first message that I preached at Life in the Word, I had to borrow a suit from my pastor’s wife, because I didn’t have any decent clothes, and I was driving a 20-year-old car. We went through a lot of years of having nothing, sleeping in McDonald’s parking lots, because we didn’t have money to stay all night in a hotel. But, like anybody else who works hard and is diligent and doesn’t quit and doesn’t give up, there is a day the blessings come. – Joyce Meyer

Grace keeps us from worrying because worry deals with the past, while grace deals with the present and future. – 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

We should be reminding ourselves that no matter how many problems may be facing us, the One Who is with us is greater than all those who oppose us. – Joyce Meyer

Your value should not be determined by how somebody else has treated you. – 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

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

Compromise means to go just a little bit below what you know is right. It’s just a little bit, but it’s the little foxes that spoil the vine. – Joyce Meyer

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