34 Encouraging Quotes From Joyce Meyer


Joyce Meyer is a Christian pastor and New York Times best selling author. She is the founder and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries.




Put your expectations on God, not on people.

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



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

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 donít 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



I believe confidence is all about being positive concerning what you can do -- and not worrying over what you can't do. 

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. 

Joyce Meyer




A confident person is open to learning, because she knows that her confidence allows her to walk through life's doorways, eager to discover what waits on the other side. She knows that every new unknown is a chance to learn more about herself and unleash her abilities.

Joyce Meyer 



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



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

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



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

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



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



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



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



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 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



The way anything is developed is through practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice and more practice.

Joyce Meyer




If you are a believer married to an unbeliever I want to tell you that the greatest witness that you can be to them is to try to be the same all the time. Don't let the way they act control you. Dave didn't let my actions control him. He stayed happy, and that just made me madder, because unhappy people just want to make other people unhappy, but it finally broke through to me that he's got a stability and a joy and a peace that I did not have.

Joyce Meyer



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

Joyce Meyer



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

Joyce Meyer



Stop being tomented by everyone else's reaction to you.

Joyce Meyer



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

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



Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do.

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



One mistake does not have to rule a person's entire life.

Joyce Meyer



Have God make a message out of your mess.

Joyce Meyer



80% of people's problems are about how they feel about themselves.

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