Quotes by Joyce Meyer (Page 2 of 3)

Quote: God can take better care of you than you could ever take of yourself. He could open doors for you that you could never open. He can close doors that will keep you out of trouble. God can give you favor everywhere that you go. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

God can take better care of you than you could ever take of yourself. He could open doors for you that you could never open. He can close doors that will keep you out of trouble. God can give you favor everywhere that you go.


Quote: Five minutes of communication can save a year's worth of turmoil and misunderstanding. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white rose enclosed photograph
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Five minutes of communication can save a year's worth of turmoil and misunderstanding.


Quote: I want to focus on God's grace and give thanks for all the good things in my life. I don't want to focus on what I don't have. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of toddlers standing outdoors
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I want to focus on God's grace and give thanks for all the good things in my life. I don't want to focus on what I don't have.


Quote: Gaining a victory is more difficult than maintaining it once you have it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
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Gaining a victory is more difficult than maintaining it once you have it.


Quote: Our feelings are unreliable and cannot be trusted to convey truth. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green trees under blue sky at daytime
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Our feelings are unreliable and cannot be trusted to convey truth.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue rose
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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.


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


Quote: If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don't be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don't be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more.


Quote: Where the mind goes the man follows. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of boat docked near house
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Where the mind goes the man follows.


Quote: Don't let someone who has a bad attitude give it to you. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of four men sitting beside table
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Don't let someone who has a bad attitude give it to you.


Quote: It pleases our heavenly Father when we acknowledge and confess to Him our inability to run our own lives. That is what we are doing when we say, Father, help me! I need You! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink rose flower
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It pleases our heavenly Father when we acknowledge and confess to Him our inability to run our own lives. That is what we are doing when we say, Father, help me! I need You!


Quote: Bad habits are our enemies because they hinder us from being the person we want to be. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown leaf tree facing the lake
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Bad habits are our enemies because they hinder us from being the person we want to be.


Quote: If you want to give the devil a nervous breakdown, just get up every day and see how much good you can do. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black and white photography of alarm clock displaying 1:37 time
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If you want to give the devil a nervous breakdown, just get up every day and see how much good you can do.


Quote: You can enjoy anything if you make up your mind to. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of worm's eye view of trees during night time
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You can enjoy anything if you make up your mind to.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of full-moon above snow-capped mountain painting
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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.


Quote: New level, New devil. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of grassland
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New level, New devil.


Quote: Don't be afraid of change, because it is leading you to a new beginning. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink flower
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Don't be afraid of change, because it is leading you to a new beginning.


Quote: Turn you situation over to God because He can do more in a moment than you can do in a lifetime. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of three person looking stars and milky way
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Turn you situation over to God because He can do more in a moment than you can do in a lifetime.


Quote: Don't ever be discouraged with yourself because you have not arrived at success, but instead be pleased that you are pressing toward it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown grass field under blue sky and white clouds during daytime
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Don't ever be discouraged with yourself because you have not arrived at success, but instead be pleased that you are pressing toward it.


Quote: You're worth something because God says you're worth something-not because of what people think or say about you. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of grey hlalway
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You're worth something because God says you're worth something-not because of what people think or say about you.


Quote: The words you say could hurt or help you. Change your words, change your life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of tilt shift lens pink fetal flowers
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The words you say could hurt or help you. Change your words, change your life.


Quote: Don't build walls and shut people out of your life. To act as if another does not exist is a mean and cruel weapon. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of purple and white clouds during night time
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Don't build walls and shut people out of your life. To act as if another does not exist is a mean and cruel weapon.




Quote: When you forgive, you must cancel the debt. Do not spend your life paying and collecting debts. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
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When you forgive, you must cancel the debt. Do not spend your life paying and collecting debts.


Quote: Perhaps we could enjoy ordinary, everyday life more if we learned to celebrate the ordinary. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Perhaps we could enjoy ordinary, everyday life more if we learned to celebrate the ordinary.


Quote: Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
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Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply!


Quote: The power of God is available to you today to help you do whatever you need to do and with a smile on your face! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green grass field
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The power of God is available to you today to help you do whatever you need to do and with a smile on your face!


Quote: Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
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Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do.


Quote: The more positive you are, the powerful youll be. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green lizard
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The more positive you are, the powerful youll be.


Quote: Discipline enables you to think first and act second. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of flame illustration
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Discipline enables you to think first and act second.


Quote: When we face our fears, we can find our freedom. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of four person standing beside wall
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When we face our fears, we can find our freedom.


Quote: God not only sees where you are, He sees where you can be. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in silhouette photography
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God not only sees where you are, He sees where you can be.


Quote: Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can't do. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of short-beak red bird on tree
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Faith is having a positive attitude about what you can do and not worrying at all about what you can't do.


Quote: No matter what you're going through there's no pit so deep that God can't reach in and get you out. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
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No matter what you're going through there's no pit so deep that God can't reach in and get you out.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of purple and black light illustration
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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.


Quote: We don't need self-confidence we need God-confidence. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of iceberg near mountain during day
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We don't need self-confidence we need God-confidence.


Quote: Don't waste your time being upset about something you can't change. Begin again and do it better this time. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow flower field near bare trees during daytime
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Don't waste your time being upset about something you can't change. Begin again and do it better this time.


Quote: We are not a failure just because we fail at something. Nobody is a failure unless they quit trying! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
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We are not a failure just because we fail at something. Nobody is a failure unless they quit trying!


Quote: The best way to have the last word is to apologize. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue and red bird during daytime
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The best way to have the last word is to apologize.


Quote: You can't be pitiful and powerful. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red rope on three branch
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You can't be pitiful and powerful.


Quote: Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man in cowboy hat
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Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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!


Quote: Stop being tormented by everyone else's reaction to you. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of orange abstract painting
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Stop being tormented by everyone else's reaction to you.


Quote: Be honest about where you are at so that you can get to where you want to be. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red tulip in bloom close up photo
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Be honest about where you are at so that you can get to where you want to be.


Quote: If you want to get free, you have to first get honest. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of green snake plant
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If you want to get free, you have to first get honest.


Quote: Even if you believe you are right, consider the possibility that you could be wrong. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of lights pattern swirls
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Even if you believe you are right, consider the possibility that you could be wrong.


Quote: Humility requires discipline of the tongue. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated small dog lying on green grass
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Humility requires discipline of the tongue.


Quote: There are a lot of 'chicken Christians.' Chickens are generally afraid of life, and they seldom fly or reach their potential in life. And when a storm comes, all they seem to do is flap around the chicken yard, stirring up dirt and running to the chicken house. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

There are a lot of 'chicken Christians.' Chickens are generally afraid of life, and they seldom fly or reach their potential in life. And when a storm comes, all they seem to do is flap around the chicken yard, stirring up dirt and running to the chicken house.


I was tormented with guilt for years and years. In fact, it was so bad that if I didn't feel wrong, I didn't feel right!


Quote: There are many things that happen every day that we could murmur about if we let ourselves go there. But they really aren't worth the effort it takes to get upset and gripe about it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow textile
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There are many things that happen every day that we could murmur about if we let ourselves go there. But they really aren't worth the effort it takes to get upset and gripe about it.


Quote: Some people have a hard time getting rid of stuff. If that's you, pray for God to give you the courage to get rid of things you don't really need or things He wants you to give away. This will help keep your surroundings organized and clutter-free. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Some people have a hard time getting rid of stuff. If that's you, pray for God to give you the courage to get rid of things you don't really need or things He wants you to give away. This will help keep your surroundings organized and clutter-free.


Quote: Simplicity is a key to avoiding complication. Part of the definition of simplicity is 'not complex or complicated; sincere.' by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow and purple flower with white background
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Simplicity is a key to avoiding complication. Part of the definition of simplicity is 'not complex or complicated; sincere.'


Frustration is a sign I am acting independently. The more you try your own way, the tighter the doors will stay closed.


Quote: When you feel like it's too hard to obey God, remember that He will never tell you to do something without giving you the grace, power and ability to do it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white and gray floral bed sheet
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When you feel like it's too hard to obey God, remember that He will never tell you to do something without giving you the grace, power and ability to do it.


Quote: Over the years I've learned how to lock myself up in a prison of hope, knowing that God has nothing but His best planned for me. He promised me things concerning my ministry and my life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black
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Over the years I've learned how to lock myself up in a prison of hope, knowing that God has nothing but His best planned for me. He promised me things concerning my ministry and my life.


Quote: I've discovered that when we take time to renew our minds with God's Word, we learn how to think like God thinks, say what God says, and act like He wants us to act. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of desert under blue skies
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I've discovered that when we take time to renew our minds with God's Word, we learn how to think like God thinks, say what God says, and act like He wants us to act.


Quote: Instead of blaming everyone and everything else for your problems, pray for God to help you take an inventory of what's been on your mind so you can think about what you've been thinking about. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black and gray textile in close up photography
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Instead of blaming everyone and everything else for your problems, pray for God to help you take an inventory of what's been on your mind so you can think about what you've been thinking about.


Quote: Individuals need to be willing to face truth about their attitudes, behaviors, even what we want out of life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of orange room with open door
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Individuals need to be willing to face truth about their attitudes, behaviors, even what we want out of life.


Quote: Prayer is such a basic foundation of a Christian's relationship with God. It's how we communicate and fellowship with Him. But a surprising number of people, young and old, new and even long-time Christians, say they're not satisfied with their prayer life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Prayer is such a basic foundation of a Christian's relationship with God. It's how we communicate and fellowship with Him. But a surprising number of people, young and old, new and even long-time Christians, say they're not satisfied with their prayer life.


Quote: The Word of God is active, energizing, sharp and powerful like a two-edged sword. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of sunset
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The Word of God is active, energizing, sharp and powerful like a two-edged sword.


Quote: The more people I reach, the more people there are that have opinions about me. Not everyone loves me, but I have to be okay no matter what they think about me. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of long exposure photography of lights
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The more people I reach, the more people there are that have opinions about me. Not everyone loves me, but I have to be okay no matter what they think about me.


Quote: God never promised us a trouble-free life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
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God never promised us a trouble-free life.


Quote: We all get weary sometimes, and we tend to think that life is what makes us weary. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of high-angle photography of mountain at sunset
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We all get weary sometimes, and we tend to think that life is what makes us weary.


Quote: Our enemy, the devil, wants to control us, and his target is our will. The main way he tries to influence our will is through lying to us. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green leafed plant
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Our enemy, the devil, wants to control us, and his target is our will. The main way he tries to influence our will is through lying to us.


Quote: When Jesus comes to live in our hearts, the seed of holiness is planted. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of woman standing on cliff
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When Jesus comes to live in our hearts, the seed of holiness is planted.


Quote: Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of multicolored heart LED light on wall
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Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.


Quote: 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! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

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!


Quote: There is no man on Earth or devil in Hell who can keep you from the very best God put in you. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of leafless tree on snow covered ground
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There is no man on Earth or devil in Hell who can keep you from the very best God put in you.


Quote: 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! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white shore under sunny sky
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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!


Quote: Worry and reasoning are two of Satan's most successful tools. He'll get us started with one negative thought and then sit back and watch us finish ourselves off. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of solid background
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Worry and reasoning are two of Satan's most successful tools. He'll get us started with one negative thought and then sit back and watch us finish ourselves off.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of clear hour glass with brown frame
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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.


Quote: The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green and white painted wall
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The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!


Quote: We can approach God's throne with boldness because we are confident in the power of what Jesus accomplished for us at the cross. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black mountain under blue sky during night time
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We can approach God's throne with boldness because we are confident in the power of what Jesus accomplished for us at the cross.


We're not like robots. God promises to guide us through the Holy Spirit, but He gives us the freedom to make our own decisions.


Quote: Because my dad abused me, I was determined to never let a man tell me what to do. God clearly showed me that I needed to be a submissive wife if I wanted to be effective in ministry. The truth is, if we don't learn to submit to authority, we won't ever learn to submit to God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Because my dad abused me, I was determined to never let a man tell me what to do. God clearly showed me that I needed to be a submissive wife if I wanted to be effective in ministry. The truth is, if we don't learn to submit to authority, we won't ever learn to submit to God.


Quote: 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? by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

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?


Quote: The Bible says that Christians are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. On the job, in the grocery store, even among unsaved friends and family members, God's people are there to bring seasoning to an unsavory situation. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

The Bible says that Christians are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. On the job, in the grocery store, even among unsaved friends and family members, God's people are there to bring seasoning to an unsavory situation.




Quote: You don't have to give way to careless speech or complaining. You don't have to let your feelings get in the way of what God wants to do in your life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of three books on surface
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You don't have to give way to careless speech or complaining. You don't have to let your feelings get in the way of what God wants to do in your life.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of orange and white floor tiles
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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.


Quote: Prayer doesn't just change things -- it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Bryce Canyon National Park Sunrise Point at Utah
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Prayer doesn't just change things -- it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.


Quote: Yes, God does expect us to live holy, consecrated lives. But not even the best of our intentions can make it happen. Thankfully, He doesn't expect us to make ourselves holy. He just wants us to learn to depend on Him to make us holy. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Yes, God does expect us to live holy, consecrated lives. But not even the best of our intentions can make it happen. Thankfully, He doesn't expect us to make ourselves holy. He just wants us to learn to depend on Him to make us holy.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of body of water under blue sky during daytime
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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.


Quote: Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green leafed tree on body of water under starry sky
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Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.


Quote: Resist the need to be 'right' all the time or to always have the last word. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink umbrella
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Resist the need to be 'right' all the time or to always have the last word.


Quote: We will all fail in life, but nobody has to be a failure. Failing at a thing doesn't make you a failure. You are only a failure when you quit trying. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman during sunset
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We will all fail in life, but nobody has to be a failure. Failing at a thing doesn't make you a failure. You are only a failure when you quit trying.




Quote: If we're really honest with ourselves, most of us will admit that we want to impress people, and this is what's causing us to do what we do. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of woman taking selfie
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If we're really honest with ourselves, most of us will admit that we want to impress people, and this is what's causing us to do what we do.


Quote: As a global society, we do not have to agree, endorse or condone the lifestyle choices of others. However, history has taught us that we equally cannot and should not excuse those who would hide behind religion or misuse God's word to justify bigotry and persecution. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

As a global society, we do not have to agree, endorse or condone the lifestyle choices of others. However, history has taught us that we equally cannot and should not excuse those who would hide behind religion or misuse God's word to justify bigotry and persecution.


Quote: Sometimes when you've had a long series of disappointing things happen, you can get into the very bad habit of just expecting more of what you've already had. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man standing on cliff under white sky
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Sometimes when you've had a long series of disappointing things happen, you can get into the very bad habit of just expecting more of what you've already had.


Quote: We should never let material things get ahead of God or become so important in our lives that we can't walk away from them if He tells us to. Anything you own that has a hold on you is a problem. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of solid background
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We should never let material things get ahead of God or become so important in our lives that we can't walk away from them if He tells us to. Anything you own that has a hold on you is a problem.




Quote: I want to let you in on a little secret: I don't always feel like I'm a success. That's right. There are plenty of times when I feel like I've just totally messed up and failed to connect with the people I'm trying to communicate with. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

I want to let you in on a little secret: I don't always feel like I'm a success. That's right. There are plenty of times when I feel like I've just totally messed up and failed to connect with the people I'm trying to communicate with.


Quote: If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
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If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy!


Quote: If someone you know makes a bad decision or uses bad judgment, it doesn't mean you have to allow that to alter your attitude. Why should you allow anyone else's bad decisions to send you into a tailspin of misery? by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink tulips in close up photography
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If someone you know makes a bad decision or uses bad judgment, it doesn't mean you have to allow that to alter your attitude. Why should you allow anyone else's bad decisions to send you into a tailspin of misery?


Quote: I wonder how many times people give up just before a breakthrough -- when they are on the very brink of success. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink flowers in vase
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I wonder how many times people give up just before a breakthrough -- when they are on the very brink of success.


Quote: Dread, which is closely related to fear, steals the ability to enjoy ordinary life and makes people anxious about the future. It keeps them from looking forward to the next day, the next month, or the next decade. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown and gray brick wall
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Dread, which is closely related to fear, steals the ability to enjoy ordinary life and makes people anxious about the future. It keeps them from looking forward to the next day, the next month, or the next decade.


Quote: Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you're not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you're not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!


Quote: When you become a Christian, something truly amazing happens: God comes to live inside your heart. You become the home of God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red strawberry fruit on red surface
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When you become a Christian, something truly amazing happens: God comes to live inside your heart. You become the home of God.


Quote: If your inner life is not producing what you would like on the outside, don't be discouraged... just be willing to change. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of person on road at sunset
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If your inner life is not producing what you would like on the outside, don't be discouraged... just be willing to change.




Quote: A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of four person standing beside wall
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A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.


Quote: God's grace is amazing! We're saved by grace -- God's undeserved favor -- and we live by grace, which is also God's power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it's all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

God's grace is amazing! We're saved by grace -- God's undeserved favor -- and we live by grace, which is also God's power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it's all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely.




Quote: If you're in a workplace you don't like right now, be encouraged because God will use it for your good. Think about it this way: He wants you to be a light in the darkness -- and He's putting His confidence in you! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of two boy's walking on green grass field
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If you're in a workplace you don't like right now, be encouraged because God will use it for your good. Think about it this way: He wants you to be a light in the darkness -- and He's putting His confidence in you!


Quote: Your emotions are very unstable and should never be the foundation for direction in your life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Your emotions are very unstable and should never be the foundation for direction in your life.


Quote: God doesn't do things halfway. He goes all out! When God does something, it's not just barely enough, mediocre or lukewarm. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of time lapse photography body of water
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God doesn't do things halfway. He goes all out! When God does something, it's not just barely enough, mediocre or lukewarm.


Quote: The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self-centered. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white stars cutout on black surface with red string
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The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self-centered.


Quote: We live in a time-crunched world, and just about everything we do seems to be urgent. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of person standing on rock formation during daytime
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We live in a time-crunched world, and just about everything we do seems to be urgent.


Quote: Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of sunset
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Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other.


Quote: Jesus never mistreated anyone just because they mistreated Him. He confronted them in a spirit of gentleness and then continued to love them. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of galaxy wallpaper
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Jesus never mistreated anyone just because they mistreated Him. He confronted them in a spirit of gentleness and then continued to love them.


Quote: God wants to use you to make other people happy! And the happier you make others, the happier you will be because you reap what you sow. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of woman taking selfie
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God wants to use you to make other people happy! And the happier you make others, the happier you will be because you reap what you sow.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown and gray brick wall
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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.




Quote: 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! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote: 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!- black text on quotes background

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!


Quote: Nobody likes to have trouble. The moment we get a hint that it's coming, a common response is, 'Oh no! Not again!' by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black fishes
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Nobody likes to have trouble. The moment we get a hint that it's coming, a common response is, 'Oh no! Not again!'




Quote: Don't complain. The Israelites wasted forty years murmuring and complaining in the wilderness, when they could have just obeyed God and entered into their Promised Land. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red textile on brown wooden table
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Don't complain. The Israelites wasted forty years murmuring and complaining in the wilderness, when they could have just obeyed God and entered into their Promised Land.


Quote: 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. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

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.


Quote: Integrity means that you are the same in public as you are in private. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of cloudy sky
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Integrity means that you are the same in public as you are in private.


Quote: Don't judge other people. For example, if you want God's anointing to be on you for parenting, you need to be careful not to criticize other parents. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of concert photos
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Don't judge other people. For example, if you want God's anointing to be on you for parenting, you need to be careful not to criticize other parents.


God's mercy is fresh and new every morning.


Quote: Patience is not simply the ability to wait -- it's how we behave while we're waiting. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red and yellow abstract painting
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Patience is not simply the ability to wait -- it's how we behave while we're waiting.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Patience is not just about waiting for something... it's about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.


Quote: If you want to become fully mature in the Lord, you must learn to love truth. Otherwise, you will always leave open a door of deception for the enemy to take what is meant to be yours. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white wall paint with black shadow
Photo Credit: Kiwihug

If you want to become fully mature in the Lord, you must learn to love truth. Otherwise, you will always leave open a door of deception for the enemy to take what is meant to be yours.


Quote: I consider wisdom supernatural because it isn't taught by men -- it's a gift from God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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I consider wisdom supernatural because it isn't taught by men -- it's a gift from God.


Quote: One might say that our words are a movie screen that reveals what we have been thinking and the attitudes we have. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black wooden door near green plant
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One might say that our words are a movie screen that reveals what we have been thinking and the attitudes we have.


Quote: Giving is just one way of expressing that God has been good to you and will continue to do so through your being good to others. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower field under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Todd Trapani

Giving is just one way of expressing that God has been good to you and will continue to do so through your being good to others.


Quote: Sometimes if you got a problem deep rooted in your life, it takes a little bit of time to overcome it in that area. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of silhouette of hugging couple
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Sometimes if you got a problem deep rooted in your life, it takes a little bit of time to overcome it in that area.


Quote: I was in my late thirties when my eyes were opened to truth in God's Word that showed me I wasn't living the abundant life Jesus died for me to have. I had a very negative mindset and was miserable most of the time because of the abuse I had experienced throughout my childhood. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

I was in my late thirties when my eyes were opened to truth in God's Word that showed me I wasn't living the abundant life Jesus died for me to have. I had a very negative mindset and was miserable most of the time because of the abuse I had experienced throughout my childhood.


Quote: Reproach is shame, blame, disgrace, disapproval and a disrespectful attitude toward yourself. When you're under reproach, your behavior shows it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown wooden board
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Reproach is shame, blame, disgrace, disapproval and a disrespectful attitude toward yourself. When you're under reproach, your behavior shows it.


Quote: A lot of people don't enjoy their jobs, and it's one of the main things we like to complain about. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue and white abstract painting
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A lot of people don't enjoy their jobs, and it's one of the main things we like to complain about.


Quote: It's just human nature to try and figure things out. So, when we're in the midst of a situation, we usually try to reason our way through it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink and blue sky with moon
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It's just human nature to try and figure things out. So, when we're in the midst of a situation, we usually try to reason our way through it.


Quote: The last thing the devil wants you to do is be an obedient Christian. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Blue to purple gradient
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The last thing the devil wants you to do is be an obedient Christian.


Quote: People who pity themselves think, 'Why would I try to do anything? I'll just fail.' by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown rock formation
Photo Credit: Gautier Salles

People who pity themselves think, 'Why would I try to do anything? I'll just fail.'


Quote: Jesus didn't die for us so we could pretend to be something we're not. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
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Jesus didn't die for us so we could pretend to be something we're not.


Quote: Life isn't fair, but God is. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green leafed trees with fog
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Life isn't fair, but God is.


Quote: I believe we live in a love-starved society. Everywhere you go there are probably people who haven't had the right kind of love in their lives. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of closed white painted door with exit signage
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I believe we live in a love-starved society. Everywhere you go there are probably people who haven't had the right kind of love in their lives.


Quote: Why is it that although it takes us years to get into our messes, we expect God to get us out of them in a few days? by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
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Why is it that although it takes us years to get into our messes, we expect God to get us out of them in a few days?


Quote: I've been studying the Bible for a long time. I remember that after the first five years or so of diligently studying the Word, I didn't feel like I had made any progress. There were a lot of things in my life that were out of order, and I didn't feel like I was getting anywhere. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

I've been studying the Bible for a long time. I remember that after the first five years or so of diligently studying the Word, I didn't feel like I had made any progress. There were a lot of things in my life that were out of order, and I didn't feel like I was getting anywhere.


Quote: God is a great God! I want to encourage you to expect great things from Him. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of sunset
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God is a great God! I want to encourage you to expect great things from Him.


I like to work and am a focused person.


Quote: Everything is subject to change except God Himself. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
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Everything is subject to change except God Himself.


Quote: Real life is the life that's in you, not your circumstances, like where you live or what job you have or who you're in relationship with. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of purple
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Real life is the life that's in you, not your circumstances, like where you live or what job you have or who you're in relationship with.


Quote: I used to let other people's struggles affect my happiness. If they weren't happy, there was no way I was going to be happy. The opposite was also true: If I wasn't happy, I didn't want anyone around me to be happy. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of calm ocean
Photo Credit: Ryan Stone

I used to let other people's struggles affect my happiness. If they weren't happy, there was no way I was going to be happy. The opposite was also true: If I wasn't happy, I didn't want anyone around me to be happy.


Quote: I think there's more women that watch me than men, but I don't look at myself as just a minister to women. My ministry began that way, but I really feel like the Word of God is for everybody. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white rock formation on sea during daytime
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I think there's more women that watch me than men, but I don't look at myself as just a minister to women. My ministry began that way, but I really feel like the Word of God is for everybody.


Quote: Fear is a spirit that produces a feeling. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green leaf tree near mountain covered by snow at daytime
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Fear is a spirit that produces a feeling.


Quote: If you know how to worry, you know how to meditate. It means to think of something over and over. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white flower with black background
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If you know how to worry, you know how to meditate. It means to think of something over and over.


Quote: Whether we're happy with our circumstances or not, giving God praise is so important. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white and blue floral textile
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Whether we're happy with our circumstances or not, giving God praise is so important.


Quote: Not everyone loves me, but I have to be okay no matter what they think about me. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

Not everyone loves me, but I have to be okay no matter what they think about me.


Quote: There is absolutely no power in our human effort to live holy. It is only by His grace. And the result of receiving grace is we get better at living like Christ, which is something we all want, right? by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of desert
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

There is absolutely no power in our human effort to live holy. It is only by His grace. And the result of receiving grace is we get better at living like Christ, which is something we all want, right?


Quote: It seems like a lot of people seek their peace in things. And most of us are not even satisfied with the things we have... we always want more. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink petaled flower field
Photo Credit: Francis Cheung

It seems like a lot of people seek their peace in things. And most of us are not even satisfied with the things we have... we always want more.


Quote: Do you know something? The minute that blood sacrifice was accepted, Jesus was the first human being that was ever born again. Now that was real -- it happened when he was in Hell. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue boat on sand near body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Mickey O'neil

Do you know something? The minute that blood sacrifice was accepted, Jesus was the first human being that was ever born again. Now that was real -- it happened when he was in Hell.


Quote: I tell people, and it's the truth, I could sit in my garage for a week and it won't make me a car. And you can sit in church till your bottom is flat and that won't make you a servant of Christ. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white concrete wall during daytime
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I tell people, and it's the truth, I could sit in my garage for a week and it won't make me a car. And you can sit in church till your bottom is flat and that won't make you a servant of Christ.


Quote: Sometimes you must suffer through something to defeat your fear of it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of elephants on green grass field during daytime
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Sometimes you must suffer through something to defeat your fear of it.


Quote: Things in themselves have no life in them. A car can't comfort or encourage you. A house means nothing if there's no life and love inside. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of orange rose in bloom close up photo
Photo Credit: Hà Nguyễn

Things in themselves have no life in them. A car can't comfort or encourage you. A house means nothing if there's no life and love inside.


Quote: Much of everyday life is filled with opportunities to be distracted. Our possessions... entertainment... cares and anxieties... and even the passionate desire and pursuit of things, some good and not so good, can keep our minds and hearts caught up in a flurry of activity. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Much of everyday life is filled with opportunities to be distracted. Our possessions... entertainment... cares and anxieties... and even the passionate desire and pursuit of things, some good and not so good, can keep our minds and hearts caught up in a flurry of activity.


Quote: All of our problems start in our minds. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of couple kissing under gray clouds
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All of our problems start in our minds.


Quote: The truth is, if we don't learn to submit to authority, we won't ever learn to submit to God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of telescope
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The truth is, if we don't learn to submit to authority, we won't ever learn to submit to God.


Quote: My father was a mean, controlling and manipulative person for most of his life. He was unpredictable and unstable. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of black fishes
Photo Credit: Liset Verhaar

My father was a mean, controlling and manipulative person for most of his life. He was unpredictable and unstable.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

My father was a mean, controlling and manipulative person for most of his life. He was unpredictable and unstable. As a result, the atmosphere of our home was super-charged with fear because you never knew if what you did would make him mad or not.


Quote: It's certainly not wrong to want to be a better person. God gave us that desire. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of silhouette of person wearing cowboy hat during sunset
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It's certainly not wrong to want to be a better person. God gave us that desire.


Quote: The great quest of life has always been to discover truth. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green plant in tilt shift lens
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The great quest of life has always been to discover truth.


Quote: Whatever is making you so angry, it's time for you to give it to God and get over it. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
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Whatever is making you so angry, it's time for you to give it to God and get over it.


Quote: What's real freedom? Real freedom is being able to not have my way and still be just as happy as if I did. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of lion on green grass during golden hour
Photo Credit: Keyur Nandaniya

What's real freedom? Real freedom is being able to not have my way and still be just as happy as if I did.


Quote: Now, we can't stop the devil from coming against us, but we can overcome him each time -- if we exercise the authority of Jesus and decide not to put up with him. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow wallpaper
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Now, we can't stop the devil from coming against us, but we can overcome him each time -- if we exercise the authority of Jesus and decide not to put up with him.


Quote: God's first line of defense -- and offense -- for every situation is prayer. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of sunflower field during daytime
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God's first line of defense -- and offense -- for every situation is prayer.


Quote: It's amazing if you just listen to people. They tell you all the time things that you can do for them, without even realizing what they're doing. I've learned to take notice of those things and if it's something that I feel God wants me to do, then I try to do that to add joy to their life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote: It's amazing if you just listen to people. They tell you all the time things that you can do for them, without even realizing what they're doing. I've learned to take notice of those things and if it's something that I feel God wants me to do, then I try to do that to add joy to their life.- black text on quotes background

It's amazing if you just listen to people. They tell you all the time things that you can do for them, without even realizing what they're doing. I've learned to take notice of those things and if it's something that I feel God wants me to do, then I try to do that to add joy to their life.


Quote: I'm just telling you, God permits things in our lives sometimes for reasons that we do not understand yet because of the spiritual level that we're on. We can't have any understanding of it, because we're not at a place of spiritual growth yet where we understand the deeper things of God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote: I'm just telling you, God permits things in our lives sometimes for reasons that we do not understand yet because of the spiritual level that we're on. We can't have any understanding of it, because we're not at a place of spiritual growth yet where we understand the deeper things of God.- black text on quotes background

I'm just telling you, God permits things in our lives sometimes for reasons that we do not understand yet because of the spiritual level that we're on. We can't have any understanding of it, because we're not at a place of spiritual growth yet where we understand the deeper things of God.


Quote: Some Christians feel guilty when they are doing something that isn't 'spiritual.' Somehow or another, they feel the need to hurry through the grocery store, dash through the house cleaning, and rush through all the daily aspects of life that seem irrelevant to their faith. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Some Christians feel guilty when they are doing something that isn't 'spiritual.' Somehow or another, they feel the need to hurry through the grocery store, dash through the house cleaning, and rush through all the daily aspects of life that seem irrelevant to their faith.


Quote: Choosing an attitude of faith will release peace out of your spirit and into your soul. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hand while walking on bridge
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Choosing an attitude of faith will release peace out of your spirit and into your soul.


Quote: People who don't know the true character of God -- who don't believe He is merciful, gracious and slow to anger -- can never have a close, personal, intimate relationship with Him. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white wall paint with black shadow
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People who don't know the true character of God -- who don't believe He is merciful, gracious and slow to anger -- can never have a close, personal, intimate relationship with Him.




Quote: Forgiveness is not a one-time thing that happened the day you received Christ. It is an everyday thing, for the rest of your life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of clear wine glass with red wine
Photo Credit: Thomas Franke

Forgiveness is not a one-time thing that happened the day you received Christ. It is an everyday thing, for the rest of your life.


Quote: The Israelites' slavery in Egypt is the equivalent of our slavery to sin. God sent Moses to deliver them from bondage, and He sent Jesus Christ to set us free. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue painted wall with white paint
Photo Credit: engin akyurt

The Israelites' slavery in Egypt is the equivalent of our slavery to sin. God sent Moses to deliver them from bondage, and He sent Jesus Christ to set us free.


Quote: It's amazing to me the number of people who will volunteer to help at church but won't lift a finger to help at home! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of sunset
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It's amazing to me the number of people who will volunteer to help at church but won't lift a finger to help at home!


Quote: Refuse to be a lazy Christian, and resist a passive, apathetic attitude. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of purple and black skies
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Refuse to be a lazy Christian, and resist a passive, apathetic attitude.


Quote: I don't think even ungodly people realize what a society would be like that had no godly influence at all. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green trees under white clouds
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I don't think even ungodly people realize what a society would be like that had no godly influence at all.


Quote: It's true my father abused me and didn't love and protect me the way he should have, and at times it seemed no one would ever help me and it would never end. But God always had a plan for my life, and He has redeemed me. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of two boy's walking on green grass field
Photo Credit: Kevin Gent

It's true my father abused me and didn't love and protect me the way he should have, and at times it seemed no one would ever help me and it would never end. But God always had a plan for my life, and He has redeemed me.


Quote: Humility may well be one of the most difficult of the fruit of the Spirit to be cultivated in us -- and to maintain. That's because without humility, it's not likely that you will put your complete trust in God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man standing on brown clip
Photo Credit: Omkar Jadhav

Humility may well be one of the most difficult of the fruit of the Spirit to be cultivated in us -- and to maintain. That's because without humility, it's not likely that you will put your complete trust in God.


Quote: God doesn't love me any more or less because I had some work done on my face. You know, I prayed about it a long, long, long, long, long time, because there again, I wouldn't want to do anything that I felt was going to be offensive to God. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

God doesn't love me any more or less because I had some work done on my face. You know, I prayed about it a long, long, long, long, long time, because there again, I wouldn't want to do anything that I felt was going to be offensive to God.


Quote: Your joy comes from how you think, the choices that we make in life. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown houses in front of hill under starry night
Photo Credit: Alan Labisch

Your joy comes from how you think, the choices that we make in life.


Quote: Extremely religious, legalistic people have a criticism or judgment about everyone and everything. They just have a way of bringing people down with what they say. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of man in red shirt sitting on white suv during daytime
Photo Credit: Alexandre Barbosa

Extremely religious, legalistic people have a criticism or judgment about everyone and everything. They just have a way of bringing people down with what they say.


Quote: As we regularly spend time reading God's Word and talking to Him in prayer, we put ourselves in position for Him to do things in our lives we could never do on our own. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of pink and white clouds
Photo Credit: Joshua Fuller

As we regularly spend time reading God's Word and talking to Him in prayer, we put ourselves in position for Him to do things in our lives we could never do on our own.


Quote: I pray while driving. I pray while working, and while relaxing. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of people raises hands
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I pray while driving. I pray while working, and while relaxing.


Quote: I spent most of the early years of my walk with God focused on what was wrong with me. Most of us probably do that, hoping to change ourselves. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown desert under sunny sky
Photo Credit: Pat Whelen

I spent most of the early years of my walk with God focused on what was wrong with me. Most of us probably do that, hoping to change ourselves.




Quote: Our words will either bring life and victory or death and destruction. If we want to be happy, we have to be serious about speaking words of life that line up with God's Word. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of woman in black tank top standing on green grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: @ramu_aladdin

Our words will either bring life and victory or death and destruction. If we want to be happy, we have to be serious about speaking words of life that line up with God's Word.


Quote: The devil is a peace stealer, and he works hard to set us up to get upset. But we can learn how to change our approach so we don't live upset all of the time. And Jesus gives us the best example to follow. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of body of water under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings

The devil is a peace stealer, and he works hard to set us up to get upset. But we can learn how to change our approach so we don't live upset all of the time. And Jesus gives us the best example to follow.


Quote: God wants to help us... He loves us... we are His children. But He will not force His help on us at any time. He sees us when we struggle and fight and complain our way through things. And I believe it breaks His heart, when all we have to do is ask Him for help. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

God wants to help us... He loves us... we are His children. But He will not force His help on us at any time. He sees us when we struggle and fight and complain our way through things. And I believe it breaks His heart, when all we have to do is ask Him for help.


Quote: Sometimes I just sit still and enjoy God's presence. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of brown wooden heart shaped figurine
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Sometimes I just sit still and enjoy God's presence.


Quote: A lot of times, people make other people responsible for their joy: 'You're not making me happy, you're not doing this, you're not doing that.' by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of red tulip
Photo Credit: Wai Siew

A lot of times, people make other people responsible for their joy: 'You're not making me happy, you're not doing this, you're not doing that.'


Quote: I am radically, insanely, nutty in love with Jesus! by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountain during sunset
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I am radically, insanely, nutty in love with Jesus!


Quote: Every person who confesses that Christ Jesus is Lord, repents of their sin and gives their heart to God is a child of God and belongs to Him. And in Christ, we are made right with God, we are His righteousness, and we have the power of Christ in us to live right. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of Joyce Meyer quote; white text on black background

Every person who confesses that Christ Jesus is Lord, repents of their sin and gives their heart to God is a child of God and belongs to Him. And in Christ, we are made right with God, we are His righteousness, and we have the power of Christ in us to live right.


Quote: The truth is, anyone can start projects. The world is full of just-started projects that looked great at the time but were never completed. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white smoke
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The truth is, anyone can start projects. The world is full of just-started projects that looked great at the time but were never completed.


Quote: Most of us have hoped and prayed for something to happen a certain way, but it didn't. And when this happened, we had a choice to make: to react with offense toward God or to trust Him anyway. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow flower shallow photography
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Most of us have hoped and prayed for something to happen a certain way, but it didn't. And when this happened, we had a choice to make: to react with offense toward God or to trust Him anyway.


Quote: You don't have to be like everybody else or do things like everybody else. God created you to be a unique individual, and He wants you to be free to be who He made you to be. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of white
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You don't have to be like everybody else or do things like everybody else. God created you to be a unique individual, and He wants you to be free to be who He made you to be.




Quote: Catering to bad feelings feeds and empowers them. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue mountains at daytime
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Catering to bad feelings feeds and empowers them.




Quote: I think happiness is a goal all of us can agree on. Let's face it -- we all would like to be happy. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
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I think happiness is a goal all of us can agree on. Let's face it -- we all would like to be happy.


Quote: Motives reveal why we do what we do, which is actually more important to God than what we're doing. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of blue rose with water droplet
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Motives reveal why we do what we do, which is actually more important to God than what we're doing.


Quote: It's very inexpensive to give a compliment. by author Joyce Meyer overlaid on photo of green leaf tree near mountain covered by snow at daytime
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It's very inexpensive to give a compliment.


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