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101 Joyce Meyer Quotes To Keep The Faith

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101 Joyce Meyer Quotes To Keep The Faith

Sometimes you need to be reminded of keeping faith in God, in yourself, being patient and realising that you are responsible for a lot of how you experience your life and these Joyce Meyer quotes do just that.

Joyce Meyer is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker and president of Joyce Meyer Ministries.

She has authored over 40 books including the highly rated Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind, Trusting God Day by Day: 365 Daily Devotions and Change Your Words, Change Your Life.

In this collection of Joyce Meyer quotes you’ll find her best quotes about faith, patience and fear.

When compiling these quotes by Joyce Meyer I had the theme of peace of mind…That do your best, control what you can (your thoughts for example) and leave the rest to God. Hope you enjoy them!

101 Joyce Meyer Quotes

1. “All of our problems start in our minds.” – Joyce Meyer

2. “Over the years, I’ve learned that a confident person doesn’t concentrate or focus on their weaknesses – they maximize their strengths.” – Joyce Meyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. “There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.” – Joyce Meyer

10. “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!” – Joyce Meyer

11. “I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it’s like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way.” – Joyce Meyer

12. “Instead of judging people, we need to pray.” – Joyce Meyer

13. “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.” – Joyce Meyer

14. “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.” – Joyce Meyer

15. “If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy!” – Joyce Meyer

16. “Your emotions are very unstable and should never be the foundation for direction in your life.” – Joyce Meyer

17. “If someone you know makes a bad decision or uses bad judgement, 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?” – Joyce Meyer

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

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

20. “Complaining is dangerous business. It can damage or even destroy your relationship with God, your relationships with other people, and even with your relationship with yourself.” – Joyce Meyer

21. “God never promised us a trouble-free life.” – Joyce Meyer

22. “So much of what we do every single day is the result of habits that we have formed over time.” – Joyce Meyer

23. “Sometimes you must suffer through something to defeat your fear of it.” – Joyce Meyer

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

25. “When you begin to worry, go find something to do. Get busy being a blessing to someone; do something fruitful. Talking about your problem or sitting alone, thinking about it, does no good; it serves only to make you miserable. Above all else, remember that worrying is totally useless. Worrying will not solve your problem.” – Joyce Meyer

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

27. “Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgemental attitude.” – Joyce Meyer

28. “A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” – Joyce Meyer

29. “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

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

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

32. “Once I realized that right thinking is vital to victorious living, I got more serious about thinking about what I was thinking about, and choosing my thoughts carefully.” – Joyce Meyer

33. “Feeling sorry for ourselves is the most useless waste of energy on the planet. It does absolutely no good. We can’t let our circumstances or what others do or don’t do control us. We can decide to be happy regardless.” – Joyce Meyer

34. “Words are powerful; if you change your words, you can change your life.” – Joyce Meyer

35. “It’s very inexpensive to give a compliment.” – Joyce Meyer

36. “Choosing an attitude of faith will release peace out of your spirit and into your soul.” – Joyce Meyer

37. “When you’re in a leadership role, you can never please all of the people all of the time. There’s also a lot of responsibility that goes along with it that others may not realize.” – Joyce Meyer

38. “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.” – Joyce Meyer

39. “Whether we’re happy with our circumstances or not, giving God praise is so important.” – Joyce Meyer

40. “Where the mind goes, the man follows.” – Joyce Meyer

41. “How one life turns out is not dependent on what people do to us or what they don’t do for us.” – Joyce Meyer

42. “Nobody can ever say that being negative ever helped them at all – not in any way.” – Joyce Meyer

43. “What’s real freedom? Real freedom is being able to not have my way and still be just as happy as if I did.” – Joyce Meyer

44. “I’ve learned that usually, the less I know about other people, the better off I am.” – Joyce Meyer

45. “Humble people ask for help.” – Joyce Meyer

46. “Resist the need to be ‘right’ all the time or to always have the last word.” – Joyce Meyer

47. “No matter how many times you mess up, God is always there to give you a fresh start.” – Joyce Meyer

48. “No matter what is going on in your life right now. Don’t lose hope. Your breakthrough is coming.” – Joyce Meyer

49. “Just because you can’t see it yet, doesn’t mean it’s not on its way.” – Joyce Meyer

50. “It’s never too late for a new beginning in your life.” – Joyce Meyer

51. “You’ve got just as much opportunity as everybody else. It just depends on what you’re willing to believe and how you’re willing to live.” – Joyce Meyer

52. “When you are in a storm, remember that the rough weather won’t last forever.” – Joyce Meyer

53. “Insecure people say “yes” when they really mean “no”. Those who succeed at being themselves don’t allow others to control them. They are led by their heart, not by the fear of displeasing others or being rejected by them.” – Joyce Meyer

54. “Just because you’ve had a bad start doesn’t mean you can’t have a good finish.” – Joyce Meyer

55. “Be a blessing and you will always be blessed!” – Joyce Meyer

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

57. “Worry is useless, so why do it?” – Joyce Meyer

58. “The most miserable way to live is to be controlled by your emotions. Emotions are not sinful, but to live by them is tragic.” – Joyce Meyer

59. “If we are not thinking, hoping or asking for anything, we are cheating ourselves. We need to think BIG thoughts, hope for BIG things, and ask for BIG things!” – Joyce Meyer

60. “You feel the way you feel because you think the way you think.” – Joyce Meyer

61. “When you forgive, you set someone free, and then you realize that someone is you.” – Joyce Meyer

62. “Don’t be discouraged about how far you have to go to reach your goal, but instead be encouraged about how far you have come.” – Joyce Meyer

63. “Expect good things. Expect them. Get your “expectors” out of the back of the closet, dust them off and start expecting good things in your life.” – Joyce Meyer

64. “Being sad won’t make your troubles go away, but being happy will give you the strength to deal with them.” – Joyce Meyer

65. “Love your life because it is the only one you have!” – Joyce Meyer

66. “Don’t waste your time trying to change people. If they won’t change for God, they ain’t gonna change for you!” – Joyce Meyer

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

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

69. “You can be pitiful, or you can be powerful, but you can’t be both.” – Joyce Meyer

70. “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

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

72. “80% of people’s problems are about how they feel about themselves.” – Joyce Meyer

73. “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

74. “The great thing about an attitude is that it’s yours and you can change it.” – Joyce Meyer

75. “When you forgive, you must cancel the debt. Do not spend your life paying and collecting debts.” – Joyce Meyer

76. “Learn how to enjoy where you are on the way to where you’re going.” – Joyce Meyer

77. “Nobody can be set free from a problem until they’re willing to admit they have one.” – Joyce Meyer

78. “Let’s face it: None of us are ever going to get to the place in life where we have no more disappointments. We can’t expect to be sheltered from every little thing. Disappointment is a fact of life–one that must be dealt with.” – Joyce Meyer

79. “Life will not always change, so we must be willing to change.” – Joyce Meyer

80. “Positive minds full of faith and hope produce positive lives.” – Joyce Meyer

81. “Don’t waste your time being upset about something you can’t change. Begin again and do it better this time.” – Joyce Meyer

82. “Don’t mourn over your bad decisions. Just start overcoming them with good ones.” – Joyce Meyer

83. “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges.” – Joyce Meyer

84. “Unhappiness comes when you try to be like everyone else rather than embracing the unique person that you are.” – Joyce Meyer

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

86. “Compliment people. Magnify their strengths, not their weaknesses.” – Joyce Meyer

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

88. “Stop comparing yourself to other people; you are an original. We are all different and it’s okay.” – Joyce Meyer

89. “You are not free until you have no need to impress anybody.” – Joyce Meyer

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

91. “If you can’t learn to enjoy your life when you have problems, you may never enjoy it because we’ll always have problems.” – Joyce Meyer

92. “If you don’t learn to control your thoughts, you will never learn how to control your behaviour.” – Joyce Meyer

93. “So what if you’re not perfect? Nobody else is either.” – Joyce Meyer

94. “When fear knocks on your door, send faith to answer.” – Joyce Meyer

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

96. “Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.” – Joyce Meyer

97. “One of the greatest revelations of my life is: I can choose my thoughts and think things on purpose. In other words, I don’t have to just think about whatever falls into my mind.” – Joyce Meyer

98. “You’re not crazy if you talk to yourself. In fact, your thoughts are “talking” to you all the time. And the way you talk to yourself is one of the most important things in your life. You can never get beyond what you think—especially what you think of yourself.” – Joyce Meyer

99. “If I got up in the morning and thought, “I feel depressed,” then I would just spend the day being depressed. I learned that I could literally change the way I felt by taking some positive action and not just letting my thoughts rule me.” – Joyce Meyer

100. “The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what others think of them.” – Joyce Meyer

101. “There is nothing as tragic as being alive and not enjoying life… Life should be celebrated!” – Joyce Meyer

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