Joyce Meyers Quotes
If we are to receive the blessings God wants to bestow upon us, we must be willing to give Him the messes in our lives.
It is God's will to bless us, but not necessarily on our terms. Sometimes what we think would be a wonderful blessing would not bless us at all.
We must remember we are stewards of what God has provided for us, not owners.
It is sad that today many times people give up in the hard times and never get to enjoy the fruit of all their labor.
If we continue to believe God and place our trust in Him, bad things ultimately give way to better things.
As believers, our joy and peace are not based in doing and achieving, but in believing. Joy and peace come as a result of building our relationship with the Lord.
We are to enjoy what we have while we have it, but we are never to get to the point where we think we could not love without it.
To know and experience what God can do, we must first realize and acknowledge what we cannot do. We must get our eyes off of ourselves and our limited ability, and totally onto Him and His infinite power.
It is our job to listen to God and let Him tell us what is going on and what we are to do about it - leaving the rest to Him to work out according to His knowledge and will, not ours.
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!"
If we didn't struggle through some things, we would never develop the strength and stamina we need to survive in this world.
We need to put no confidence in the arm of flesh, but rather trust ourselves entirely to the arm of the Lord.