Joyce Meyer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Joyce Meyer quotes, Joyce Meyer sayings, and Joyce Meyer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don't give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.     

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Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.     

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What do you do when disappointment comes? When it weighs on you like a rock, you can either let it press you down until you become discouraged, even devastated, or you can use it as a stepping-stone to better things.     

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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.     

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Humble people ask for help.     

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Life will not always change, so we must be willing to change.

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Your emotions are very unstable and should never be the foundation for direction in your life.     

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Instead of judging people, we need to pray.

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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.     

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The best way to have the last word is to apologize.     

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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.     

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We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.     

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Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.     

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God's mercy is fresh and new every morning.      

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I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.

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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.

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Positive minds full of faith and hope produce positive lives.

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God not only sees where you are, He sees where you can be.

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

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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.

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I make mistakes every day. I'm not perfect in my behavior, but I want to be and that's what God is after, a heart that wants to be.     

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Don't give up on the people you love. Your patient love and faithfulness may be exactly what they need to make a complete turn around.     

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As believers in Jesus Christ, our work is to believe while God works on our behalf.

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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.

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As you read or listen to God's word and spend time talking to him in prayer, your spirit will eventually become stronger than your flesh.

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Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.

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Spending time with God through prayer and his word is a prerequisite for having a great life and fulfilling your purpose.

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If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy!     

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

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Teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and challenges.     

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