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100 Inspiring Joyce Meyer Quotes To Lift Your Spirits

Famous As: Author
Born On: June 4, 1943
Born In: St. Louis
Founder / Co Founder: Joyce Meyer Ministries
Age: 79 Years

Joyce Meyer- the author of over 90 fiction, non-fiction and self-help books is the world's one of the leading teachers and speakers on Bible. She hosts "Enjoying Everyday Life", her own radio as well as syndicated television program worldwide. There's a magazine running parallel to her shows. Joyce, who grew up suffering abuse at the hands of her father and later, her first husband, turned to God for support. An inspiring survivor of breast cancer and social trauma, Joyce found the strength to forgive these men and move on ahead in life. Being a learned person on Christian doctrines, Joyce earned her PhD degree in Theology from Tampa's Life Christian University. She also went ahead to earn a doctorate in Sacred Theology from Grand Canyon University and a degree in honorary doctorate in Divinity from Oklahoma's Oral Roberts University. Joyce is the leader and founder of Joyce Meyer Ministries that operate worldwide. Her organization grew by leaps and bounds in the entire world. The New York Times has listed her bestselling author of spiritual books. Her works help people find hope and restoration through revival of faith in Christianity and Jesus Christ. She firmly believes that regardless of a person committing mistakes, God has a place for them and they can be forgiven if they repent for the same. She has helped many with her practical teachings. We have excerpted her best quotes from her speeches, lectures and writings. Here are some great quotes from the feisty evangelist to help inspire you and give you hope today.

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

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

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

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

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

Put your expectations on God, not on people.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Have God make a message out of your mess.

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

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
Complain and remain. Praise and be raised.

Complain and remain. Praise and be raised.

Joyce Meyer
We need a backbone, not a wishbone.

We need a backbone, not a wishbone.

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

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
An affirmation to say everyday:

The healing power of God is working in me right now. Eveyr day I get better and better in every way.

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

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

Don't just learn from God's Word, but believe it will change your life.

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

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

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

Don't let your feelings be a God to you.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.

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.

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can be pitiful, or you can be powerful, but you can't be both

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

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

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

Don’t run to the phone, run to the throne.

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

Excellence - Take what you have and do the BEST with it.

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

Addictions - Run to Jesus instead of running to your addiction.

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

There are no drive-thru breakthroughs. Breakthroughs take time.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
It is impossible to be both selfish and happy

It is impossible to be both selfish and happy

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

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

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

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

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

Mercy is the stuff you give to people that don't deserve it.

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

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

Joyce Meyer
We don't want to survive. We want to be healed.

We don't want to survive. We want to be healed.

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

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

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

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

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

Do what you don’t want to do to get what you want to get.

Joyce Meyer
Some people think they have discernment when actually they are just suspicious..

Suspicion comes out of the unrenewed mind; discernment comes out of the renewed spirit.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

We don’t need self-confidence we need God-confidence

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

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

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

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

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

Don't reason in the mind just obey in the spirit.

Joyce Meyer
You would be better off having nobody than the wrong somebody. (On marrying for the wrong reasons.)

You would be better off having nobody than the wrong somebody. (On marrying for the wrong reasons.)

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.

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
Seek His face and not His hand.

Seek His face and not His hand.

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

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

Joyce Meyer
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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
Be it unto you, even as you believe.

In God's economy, we believe first and then see.

Be it unto you, even as you believe. In God's economy, we believe first and then see.

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

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
Go home, and let all your relatives off the potter's wheel. You are not the potter!

Go home, and let all your relatives off the potter's wheel. You are not the potter!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
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!

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
Unity increases power.

Unity increases power.

Joyce Meyer
Where the mind goes the man follows.

Where the mind goes the man follows.

Joyce Meyer
Where there is a rotten root, there will always be rotten fruit.

Where there is a rotten root, there will always be rotten fruit.

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

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

Joyce Meyer
1 Peter 5 - Be well balanced because Satan 'roams about like a hungry lion seeking who he can devour.

1 Peter 5 - Be well balanced because Satan 'roams about like a hungry lion seeking who he can devour.

Joyce Meyer
Maybe you don't just have one Goliath. Maybe you have his whole family!

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

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

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

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

Worry is a down payment on a problem you may never have

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joyce Meyer
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All god wants us to do is do what he asks us to do.

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

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

Joyce Meyer