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THE HEART Friends, Back when I was a new Christian, I practically lived in church meetings. I went to every seminar, had numerous books and cassette tapes. I’d heard the Gospel preached so many times, but my life was a mess and it was in major need of being fi xed. Finally, I got so frustrated that I decided to meet with God each day, to study His Word and ask Him to help me with the basics—the foundational elements of the FAITH. And then my life began to change in amazing ways! You see, God has great plans for us, but we have to cooperate with Him in order to see them come to pass. In other words, He wants us to stand in FAITH (that means no more worrying and complaining!), and pursue His plans for our future. What would you like to see happen in your life? What does “standing in FAITH ” look like for you? I’ve been teaching God’s Word for over 40 years now and, thankfully, I can say that I love my life! It’s not because I’m more gifted

WORDS TO LIVE BY

Foundational words are HIGHLIGHTED throughout the magazine. Explore insights from Joyce’s teachings and apply what you learn to your walk with God.

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or special than anyone else. It’s simply because I learned to believe God, and work on the basics: Am I walking in love? Am I trusting God? Are my words lining up with His Word? What am I doing to help others? With this issue, I’m encouraging you to focus once again on the basics. To zero in on the topics God leads you to focus on, study His Word in those areas, and allow Him to strengthen your foundation. As you grow in your relationship with Him, I pray your foundation is solid and your future is bright!

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FAITH look for these blocks

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Complete trust or confidence in something or someone. Ephesians 6:16 describes it as a protective shield with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.You can activate your shield by lifting up prayers, and believing and speaking God’s Word. When fear comes knocking on your door, send faith to answer. —Joyce

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All Bible references are from the Amplified Bible unless otherwise noted.

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CONTENTS 10 EVERYTHING WE NEED 13 GLOBAL OUTREACH DAY 14 GOD IS IN THE DETAILS 21 REACHING ISRAEL WITH THE LOVE OF CHRIST 28 LITTLE BY LITTLE 30 PRAY IT FORWARD

4 A Brand-New Say! By Joyce Meyer

Want to become a Word of God sound-alike? You can! Take steps to be genuinely joyful and worry free.

6 Living a Life YOU Love By Joyce Meyer

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A BRAND-NEW SAY ! C H O O S I N G W O R D S O F FA I T H A N D F R E E D O M

BY JOYCE MEYER

God wants you to be free from your worries. Okay, be honest, did you read that last sentence and think, Joyce, I have so much to worry about…if you only knew what I was going through, you’d realize how hard it is. Trust me, I know exactly where you’re coming from because I’ve been there multiple times before! But here’s what God always puts in my heart when I’m facing a trial that has me feeling down… “Cheer up! Cast your cares. Trust in My Word. I’m here for you. This too shall pass.” It’s as true for you as it is for me! God loves you. He is looking and longing to be gracious to you…because all He sees is Christ in you! But here’s a question to ask yourself: Do you agree with Him? I know we’re apt to think that we do, so I think the best way to find out for sure is to listen to the words we say. Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) says, The tongue has the power of life and death.... Essentially, our words are like seeds that produce either joy or sadness, peace or upset, depending on what we’ve said. So, I’m encouraging you to get serious about your words. Stop worrying. Stop complaining. And start making decisions to agree with God, speaking faith-filled words of PRAISE and thanksgiving. I believe that we can make a difference in the world just by speaking the Truth. Here are a few areas where choosing the right words will make a tremendous difference in your life: AGREE WITH GOD ABOUT YOURSELF God loves you, He chose you, and He has a good plan for your life—and He wants all of that to be cemented in your heart. So, if you have a hard time agreeing with Him in those areas, then start confessing the Truth! Say to yourself, I am the righteousness of God in Christ. I am made acceptable in the Beloved. God formed me with His own hand, He loves me, and God doesn’t make mistakes. God doesn’t want you to feel “less than” other people. He wants you to seek and discover the good things He put inside you, and pursue the opportunities He sets before you.

AGREE WITH GOD ABOUT OTHERS Did you know that you are a person of influence? God has set you in a place and gifted you to share the Gospel in your own special way. Just as the Holy Spirit encourages you to become all God has designed you to be, you can build up the people you encounter each day. It’s very inexpensive to give a compliment. “I like your hair” or “God loves you” or “I appreciate you for what you do.” Just a few properly chosen words can change a person’s life for the better (see Proverbs 15:23)! Ask the Holy Spirit to help you form a habit of adding value to everyone you meet! AGREE WITH GOD ABOUT YOUR FUTURE God has a great future for you! First Corinthians 2:9 (NKJV) says, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him. We need to live with an eternal mindset, remember what God has done for us, and trade our murmuring and complaining for PRAISE and thanksgiving. We can even talk about our problems in a positive way. For example, you might say, “This isn’t easy for me and it’s challenging, but I believe God is working—and He has a purpose in everything He does! I know that if I trust Him and keep a good attitude, He will work it all out for my good.” Don’t complain and remain. PRAISE God, and make progress. God wants us to enjoy our lives (see John 10:10). As you begin to speak in agreement with His Word, He will lift you up above the everyday frustrations you face, and cause you to be genuinely joyful, peaceful, and worry free.

PRAISE

To talk about or sing out about the goodness of God. Singing and giving thanks may not seem like the thing to do when we’re in trouble, but it is exactly what we need to do! Praise is a battle position in which we are effectively standing our ground.

We can complain and remain, or praise and be raised. — Joyce

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LIVING A LIFE YOU LOVE BY JOYCE MEYER

How do you feel about your life? Would you say you LOVE it? Or do you just get through each day, enduring the things you don’t want to do, putting up with the things that frustrate you, wishing you had someone else’s life? Do you believe you will finally be happy someday…when you have this or that? People often say things like: “I’ll be happy when I have a different job.” “I’ll be happy when I’m married.” “I’ll be so glad when the weekend gets here!” “I’d be so happy if I had children.” And then after the children come… “I’ll be so happy when these kids are finally grown and out of the house!” It’s a mistake for us to go through life thinking we can’t be happy until we have something we want or our circumstance changes. The truth is, we’ll always find something to be unhappy about until we learn to be happy in the Lord! I know about this from personal experience. I got a very bad start in life, and it made me a miserable, angry, insecure person who didn’t trust anybody because I believed if I didn’t take care of myself, nobody else would. And that caused me to be very selfish and self-centered. But God didn’t create us to live selfish lives, spending all our time trying to get what we want. He put a desire in us to have pleasure, but we will never really experience His blessings—His peace, joy, LOVE, and all the good things He wants to give us—if we live with a “What about me?!” mentality.

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When I finally got sick and tired of being this way, God met me where I was and brought me through a healing process that radically transformed my life. I can honestly say that I enjoy my everyday life now. John 10:10 says, The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows]. The enemy—the devil—wants to steal our joy and destroy our lives. But Jesus came and died on the cross to give us abundant life, “to the full, till it overflows”! And it’s a tragedy when born-again Christians don’t enjoy their lives because they have a “barely getting by, hanging on till Jesus comes to get me” mentality.

“Jesus came and died on the cross to give us abundant life, ‘to the full, till it overflows’!” If you’re unhappy and want to LOVE your life, I want to give you three keys to help you get there. The first key is make an attitude adjustment. Having a negative, critical attitude and feeling sorry for ourselves sours everything. We all have things we could complain about, but it doesn’t do any good, so we’re just wasting our time and energy when we give in to it. Make a determined decision to have a more thankful attitude in your day-to-day life. Thank God for the good things you can think of right now, and actively look for more things to add to the list each day. This will help you stay focused on God’s goodness. Another way to improve your attitude is to get your mind off yourself and think about others more. Ask God how you can be a blessing and help make someone else’s life better. When we’re paying attention to others, we can easily find something we can do, whether it’s giving an encouraging word or compliment, a random act of kindness, or a hug. There’s really no end to the ways we can show God’s LOVE to someone around us.

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The second key is have a proper perspective. Loving or hating a thing often comes down to how you look at it. It’s possible you can have more joy in your life simply by looking at it from a different perspective. Whatever you focus on, that is what you’re going to get. If you focus on trouble long enough, that’s all you’ll expect, and it will likely develop. What we choose to focus on gets larger in our lives. If we don’t have a proper perspective of it from God’s point of view, it will grow and get out of balance. For example, in marriage, people sometimes get so focused on the things they don’t like about their spouse that they totally forget all the good things they LOVE about them. I know life is not easy, and we all have to deal with hardship at times. But when you’re struggling, realize that although you have some trouble, things could be worse. I certainly don’t mean to make light of a serious issue you’re facing; my purpose with this point is to help you keep your perspective based on God’s Word and His promises. Because when you choose to trust Him in every circumstance, He will always be bigger than your problems. The third key is don’t compare your life with someone else’s life. On several occasions when I’ve visited remote places in Africa or India, I’ve been amazed at how happy people can be when they live in severe poverty. I’ve wondered, How can you be so happy living in a one-room hut with a dirt floor, no running water and no electricity? The answer is, they don’t compare themselves to others who have different lifestyles. I believe many of these people are happier than people in the Western world who have so much, yet they are miserable! The first time I went to India, I visited a leper colony and met a man who was missing parts of his limbs because of leprosy. He was excited to meet our group and show us his home. It was actually a hole that had been dug into


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the side of a hill; it was more like a cave. He had a hammock, three metal pans that were banged up, and one little beat-up table in the corner. It was amazing to me how happy he was with so little, and it made me ashamed of the things I complain about at times.

People who are happy and content with what they have aren’t comparing their lives to others, trying to measure up to an image they think they should have. This man was happier than many people who have more material possessions than he will ever have. God created us in His image, for His pleasure. And if we’re going to be truly happy and fulfilled, Jesus must be the center of everything we do in life. Romans 14:7-8 (NLT) says, We don’t live for ourselves or die for ourselves. If we live, it’s to honor the Lord. And if we die, it’s to honor the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. Whatever we do, we need to do it with the Lord, by His grace and for His glory. The truth

is, nothing really matters except knowing God, belonging to Him as His child, and living for Him—whether you’re a minister or a ditch digger…whether you have a little or a lot of money in the bank. And when you really get a revelation of how much God loves you and what He’s created you for in this life, then you can LOVE the life you live!

LOVE

God Himself—who He is and what He does. Jesus gave His life for us because of love, so we can have abundant life. When we give to others, we can have true joy and love the life God has given us!

How can you show God’s love today?

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SHELTER R COMFORT HEALING WISDOM THE BEAUTY OF A RIGHT

R E L AT I O N S H I P

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ne of the names of God is Jehovah Jireh, which means “the Lord our provider” or “the Lord will provide.” It’s so wonderful to know that God is our source for everything we need, and He cares about everything we care about. There’s no need so small that He doesn’t know about it, and nothing too big that He can’t provide for us. He is omniscient (all-knowing), omnipresent (everywhere, all the time), and omnipotent (all-powerful). (See Jeremiah 42:11.)

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The Bible says He’s our shelter, refuge and hiding place (Psalm 91); the one who comforts us (2 Corinthians 1:3); our healer (Psalm 103:3); the source of all wisdom (James 1:5); and everything else we need! The Lord is your Provider. He loves you, and He has a good plan for your life. He wants to bless you so you can fulfill His plan and purpose…so you can really enjoy your life. And in His Word, He tells us who He is and how we can access everything we need through Christ. The problem is, sometimes we miss out on what God wants to do in our lives because we go to people, expecting them to give us what we need, instead of God. Now, God will work through the people He puts in our lives to help us, but we need to go to Him first and let Him determine the best way to meet our needs. Philippians 4:19 (AMPC) says, And my God will liberally supply (fill to the full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. This verse clearly tells us that God wants to meet our “every need…in Christ Jesus.” But we can’t just take this one scripture and expect to have everything we need without reading it in the context of the whole Bible. Matthew 6:33 (AMPC) says, But seek (aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness (His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides. When we seek things instead of God,

our focus is not in the right place. Our RELATIONSHIP with God needs to be our number one priority all the time, because everything we need is found in Him. When we seek God to know Him more and to learn the right way to live, then we can have confidence that He will take care of everything that concerns us and meet all of our needs. I’ve found that when I spend more time seeking God’s face and not His hand—what He can give me and do for me—then my desires and thoughts line up more with His will. And when I spend more time praying for God to show me how to walk in love and treat people right, I’m more likely to want what God has for me—what’s best for me—because my mind and heart are set on the right things. Hebrews 11:6 (AMPC) says, ...Whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out]. And Romans 8:17 says that if we are children of God, we are heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ (NKJV). This means, as born-again Christians, God has provided everything we need in Christ. We just have to access it through a personal relationship with Him. The Bible also teaches us to “love [our] enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and [our] reward will be great…” and to “be merciful, just as [our] Father is merciful]” (Luke 6:35-36 NKJV). Verses 37-38 tell us not to judge others, to forgive, and to be gener-

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ous with our giving, “...For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.”

BUT SEEK FIRST HIS KINGDOM AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND ALL THESE THINGS WILL BE GIVEN TO YOU AS WELL.

Obedience to God’s Word, giving and serving others are the ways we release the blessings of God in our lives. And if you haven’t learned to be a radical, generous giver, you are missing out on one of the best things in your life. I know from experience that you’ll never be happier than when you’re helping someone else…when you’re doing something to help make someone else’s life better. And anytime you do anything for anyone, always look at it as if you’re giving to God. The best attitude we can have with giving is, Lord, I’m doing this for You because I love You. You gave to me, now I want to give my life to You! When this is the motive of your heart, then you can stand on Philippians 4:19, knowing He will meet your every need. Trust God to meet every need in your life today. He wants to be your healer, comforter, wisdom, peace, joy—anything and everything you need. He wants you to live in His grace, forgiveness, mercy and strength. Rest in Him with confidence that He is the Lord your Provider!

MATTHEW 6:33

RELATIONSHIP

An ongoing connection between two or more people. Jesus died so that through faith in Him we could have a deep, personal, intimate relationship with God. Our worst day with God will always be better than our best day without Him!

Say, “I can go to God with my every need.”

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What would happen if every Christian on the planet shared the Gospel with a person who doesn’t know Jesus…on the same day? This is the vision of

SATURDAY, MAY 26, join us and believers in Christ around the world in making a special effort to tell someone about Jesus. Not sure you can do it? You’re not alone. But you can be equipped to bring a lost soul to Christ with confidence. We want to help you! Visit joycemeyer.org/ShareChrist to find tips from Joyce on how to share your faith and resources you can use to explain what it means to have a personal relationship with Christ to others.


ONE ORDINARY DAY ABOUT 25 YEARS AGO, Paula Munroe, of Houston, Texas, had an appointment for a manicure. The lady doing her nails asked Paula if she had ever heard of Joyce Meyer. Paula said she hadn’t but soon after, they started watching Joyce together—and Paula never stopped! As a Joyce Meyer Ministries partner for the last 25 years, Paula says she feels she and Joyce have grown in their faith together. “Joyce is very right-to-the-point, very plainspoken and clear in her intent. It’s been amazing to partner with her all these years!”

GOD IS IN THE DETAILS HOW A MANICURE APPOINTMENT LED TO 2 5 Y E A R S O F PA R T N E R S H I P

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We caught up with Paula at Joyce’s 2017 Love Life Women’s Conference in St. Louis. It was Paula’s 24th women’s conference, having missed one due to a bout with cancer. This year had its share of complications as well. They came in the form of Hurricane Harvey. Still, Paula and her friend, Kathy, made the decision to attend, despite what was happening at home. “Sometimes, women just need women, and we needed the break and the time of refreshing!” Though the damage to Paula’s home was extensive, she trusted that God would help them fix it. She and her husband were able to get most of their first-floor belongings to the second floor before the water came in. It will take several months of hard work to make all the repairs, but Paula sincerely believes they were fortunate compared to some and she has chosen to look for the positives. She said they have gotten to know some of their neighbors better, and they’ve had great support from their church and Sunday school class. As a faithful partner with Joyce Meyer Ministries, and with the ministry so actively involved with the rebuilding effort in Houston, Paula’s support has in some ways, come full circle. “I’ve been a partner with Joyce for probably 25 years. I see the good that she does. It seems like every year she has another brainstorm to help someone else and to do good for others. It’s encouraging to me to know that my money is going for all things good. It’s God’s money anyway, so just as well give it back to Him.” She added, “God touched my heart through Joyce years ago. We are still growing with her, and partnering is my way of giving back to her and her ministry. It’s pretty incredible that they’ve come to Houston to help!” What seemed to be a normal, everyday event 25 years ago, a manicure, was clearly a God-ordained moment in Paula’s life. What a testimony to prayer and believing our every step, if we’re following the leadership of the Holy Spirit, can truly change a life for the better.


God is always near...

“IN 2006, I HEARD THAT Joyce Meyer Ministries was planning to visit the nursing home that cared for my mother. I decided to visit as well, but under the influence of alcohol, I arrived too late to be part of the visit. However, I caught a volunteer as they were leaving the facility, and she handed me a copy of the Enjoying Everyday Life magazine. I read it as soon as I got home, and came across a prayer. I really needed prayer after more than 20 years of alcohol and drug abuse, as well as physical abuse endured since childhood. I prayed the salvation prayer aloud, and can happily say that my life has never been the same. I am finally sober. I am becoming who God created me to be, day by day, while staying in His Word. I am grateful to Jesus for the magazine put forth by Joyce Meyer Ministries, and am celebrating more than 10 years in the arms of Jesus!”

“JOYCE OPENED THE CONFERENCE SESSION in Phoenix with prayer, specifically for the children of the people attending. Two hours after the conference ended, I received a call from my 31-year-old son who is a believer but has not made God a top priority in his life for many years. We chatted for a few minutes, and then he said that the reason for his call was that he wondered what time his dad and I would be going to church the following day, and if he could join us. This is a request that he never makes! I believe with all my heart that your prayer was answered with divine intervention specifically with my son. Praise be to God and thank you for your prayer!” CATHY Arizona

“I RECENTLY HEARD JOYCE MAKE A STATEMENT about how we as Christians are always praying for our friends and acquaintances, and asking God to bless them. She mentioned specifically that if you’re praying for God to bless someone with a car and you have a spare car in the garage why don’t you bless them with it. Shortly after hearing Joyce say this, I found that my car wouldn’t start! I also remembered Joyce telling us to ask for favor with God and man. I grabbed on to that Word, got the car started and while driving, I prayed for a new car and said, ‘Now Daddy, I ask for favor with You and with man!’ Sunday morning, there was a knock on my door, and it was a friend of mine, who had heard Joyce’s message with me, telling me God told her to give me the extra car in her garage! We had both grabbed a hold of that Word!”

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POSSIBLE BY YOU FROM THE UNDERGROUND CHURCH IN CHINA TO HELPING GIRLS IN EGYPT

BY RACHAEL ATHEARN, STAFF WRITER

Imagine living in a place where being a Christian puts you at risk of harassment, torture—or even death. That is the case for millions of believers today in China, North Korea, and other parts of the world. Still, these brave men and women work fervently in strategic ways to share the Gospel. And your support of Hand of Hope, Joyce Meyer Ministries World Missions is making a major difference in people’s lives in these areas and beyond. As friends and partners, you’re bringing God’s Word to the underground church in China. You’re helping women and girls rise out of poverty. You’re rebuilding homes for families who lost it all during Hurricane Harvey. And so much more. We are so thankful for each and every one of you, and for every penny you’ve invested in the mission to share Christ and love people who are hurting. And we want to share with you just a few of the powerful stories you have helped make possible…

EQUIPPING THE UNDERGROUND CHURCH The courageous leaders in China’s underground church put their lives on the line daily in order to preach the Gospel. That is one of the reasons it has been such a great honor for Joyce Meyer Ministries, Hand of Hope to be able to equip, support and encourage them in their ministries.

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For many years, we’ve had the privilege of working in China, where we’ve distributed resources to people in the underground church. Joyce’s practical teachings from the Word of God have encouraged the people in their walk with God even as they face great danger for their faith. More recently, we have been blessed to provide USB drives filled with God’s Word in Joyce’s teachings, which they can memorize and share with others. And Joyce has even had the incredible opportunity to encourage many leaders of the underground church in person when hundreds of pastors gathered together for a time of refreshing and Bible-based training. Among those who gathered was Yong*, who has been imprisoned seven times for his faith.

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For 10 years, he was away from his family, sleeping under bridges and traveling from place to place to share the Gospel. “We would go where we knew the Gospel had not been shared,” he says. During that time, about 100,000 people came to know the Lord. Life was far from easy, he says, but his mission was absolutely worth it. “When your whole heart is turned to the Lord and you’ve experienced God’s love and it’s in your heart, God’s love will hold you and you will have the strength to endure suffering,” Yong says. He explains that Joyce’s book Battlefield of the Mind helped him learn how to manage his emotions. “When I was on the run and I had to start from scratch (moving from location to location to share the Gospel), I was very discouraged,” Yong says. “I prayed as I used the material and … I got victory over the emotional ups and downs.” Yong says Joyce’s teachings have helped many others grow in their walk with God. “It has been a big blessing for the church in China,” he shares. “It has transformed people’s lives. Believers’ lives have been impacted, and marriages have been healed. It has really helped (the pastors) in their work. The Chinese church will forever be grateful.” We want to join Yong in thanking you from the bottom of our hearts for all you’re doing to help us share God’s Word in China. Please continue to pray with us for our fellow believers who risk so much to reach their neighbors for the Gospel. *Name has been changed to protect his identity.

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HYGIENE PRODUCTS OPEN EDUCATION TO GIRLS Shelly Meyer, our International Relations Officer for Hand of Hope, Joyce Meyer Ministries, shares this powerful story. “Recently I was in Uganda, and I met some teenage girls who wanted to go to school so badly...but something very simple was holding them back. In many countries in Asia and Africa, when girls hit puberty, they can’t afford to buy feminine hygiene products. That means they can’t go to school for four or five days out of the month, so they just get further and further behind in their studies…and eventually they have to drop out. The girls I met were so determined to go to school and get an education that they had actually given themselves to men in exchange for hygiene products. I can’t imagine…


FREEDOM

Real freedom is the ability to confront things—sin, shame, abuse, insecurity, fear—that are holding us back so we can be who God has called us to be. And out of that freedom, we will have the desire to love and serve others.

We had to find a way to help them. Because of your support, the girls are now in programs that provide those products, as well as provide training and teach discipline. Now they have the FREEDOM to go to school and focus on their education…and they’ll be able to have a much better future.”

TUTORING EGYPT’S DAUGHTERS In many countries, families simply do not value education for their daughters. In fact, less than 40 percent of all nations in the world provide equal opportunities for education for boys and girls. Instead, families may keep their girls busy cleaning and cooking, caring for their siblings or walking great distances for water. But together through Project GRL, we are helping women and girls all over the world…one girl at a time. In Egypt, we are working with an organization that tutors girls who aren’t allowed to study at home. The girls receive a meal during tutoring sessions and are encouraged to excel in their classes. The results of the tutoring have been amazing! This year, when it came time for the girls’ critical ninth-grade exams, 12 out of 15 of the students scored higher than 93 percent…with three getting above a 97. Girls in other grades also ranked at the top of their schools. On top of that, mothers are also coming to learn, as well as younger children. The sky is now the limit for these precious daughters…as they learn they are valued and loved by the Most High God and worthy of every opportunity to succeed.

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Read what the Bible says about freedom in John 8:32-36.


HOMES FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS As the rains from Hurricane Harvey crept into Pastor Jesus and Mary Corona’s home, Mary tried to sweep away the water. But it came in quickly from the front and back of the house, and pools of water began to collect in each room. Mary worried how she would get her husband, who is in a wheelchair, safely out of their home. Meanwhile roads throughout Houston, Texas, became impassable, and their daughters were unable to get to them. The couple prayed and knew that somehow God would rescue them. After many desperate hours and despite all odds—with the help of a military vehicle—a few men from their church managed to get them out and reunite them with their family. Thankfully the Coronas were safe, but water destroyed their home of 45 years. Yet they held onto hope, believing in their hearts that God was going to do something. “But we never thought that all these people from different states were the ones that were going to be in the midst of our problems,” Mary says of the special way God came through for them. Thanks to your support and through a partnership with God’s Pit Crew, Hand of Hope was able to rebuild and fully furnish their house. Their daughters were involved in all the decorating, and today their home is completely wheelchair accessible where it was not before. Whether it’s SERVING their congregation, volunteering at a food bank or opening up their church to people displaced by Hurricane Katrina, Pastor Jesus and Mary have regularly reached out to people in many ways over the years. “I never said, ‘I want something in return from God (for helping others),’ but God never forgets what we do,” Pastor Jesus says. “I have no words to say,” he says of their new home. “But I give thanks to God and thanks to everybody for what they (did) for us.”

SERVE

Above all else, we are called to love God and love others. And it’s impossible to walk in love and be selfish at the same time. But when you practice serving—going out of your way to help someone else—selfishness won’t find a place to operate in your life!

Find someone to help today!

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REACHING ISRAEL

WITH THE LOVE OF CHRIST BY GINGER STACHE

EXPERIENCING ISRAEL. As I walked the old city of Jerusalem for the first time, the city of King David— a man after God’s own heart—where King Solomon built a house for the name of the Lord, I was in awe.

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Our team went on to see Jericho, where God gave Joshua astounding victory, and to Bethlehem to touch the very spot where evidence says sat the humble stable where the Messiah was born. Finally, we followed the Via Dolorosa, where Christ carried the cross and gave His life for us all. The entire experience was nothing short of amazing. Visiting Israel was an opportunity to bring the events and people of the Bible into new perspective, to understand their geographical significance and to give history a visual context. The Bible came to life before my very eyes.

“Like David, we all must strive to be people after God’s own heart. We are God’s house, His temple. And above all, we each walk in Jesus’ footsteps each and every day.” Yet, I must be completely honest—I wondered why I didn’t “feel” different. I was absolutely delighted by the experience, honored to be there and giddy with excitement, but I didn’t necessarily feel closer to God. Am I terrible to admit that? Please don’t think me ungrateful or worse, spiritually insensitive. It was a journey I will never forget. I knew the Holy Spirit was there, gently teaching me and sometimes giving me pretty strong nudges…and this is what I believe He was saying. Like David, we all must strive to be people after God’s own heart. We are God’s house, His temple. And above all, we each walk in Jesus’ footsteps each and every day.

BEAUTIFUL NEWS. I realized I didn’t feel different because I am always in God’s presence, and the amazing fact is everywhere we go becomes holy because God’s Spirit is in us. What beautiful news to grasp! You are a vessel for God’s love, and you can scatter it everywhere you walk. And there is the purpose behind our trip to Israel—to share the amazing love of the Messiah. Something you, our partners, are continually making possible. You most likely don’t even realize the incredible things that you are doing in this nation. As a partner with Joyce Meyer Ministries, you have supported the work Hand of Hope has done here for many years. Sharing the gospel message in many different ways, with a vast array of people. Israel is an incredibly diverse place. You’ll meet Jewish Israelis, Arab Israelis, Christians, Muslims and those who don’t believe at all. And it requires different sensitivities and approaches to reach these different groups. That is why we connect with many different ministries in Israel who understand the need, the languages, the culture and have a profound love for the people here. Together, we are seeing God do amazing things every day.


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MAYADA KALEEL

A LIFE–CHANGING REVELATION. Joyce’s program has been available in Arabic and Hebrew for more than 14 years and is impacting people in Israel and beyond into many Arab countries. Joyce is an encouragement, a teacher and a role model for many Arab women who desperately need to hear what God says about who they are. They appreciate her straightforward style and connect deeply with her personal story. I spoke with multiple women who expressed how very broken and worthless they feel. They used words like, “mistake,” “disappointment” and “hatred” to describe how they feel about themselves and how they believe their families and even God feels about them.

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SAMAR SINDAHA

began to sink into her heart. She was chosen, beautiful, cherished. Her life changed as she accepted the love of Christ and the truth that God was pleased with her—in fact, He was delighted in her womanhood. It is not only women who are watching; many men are as well. Tony is a third-generation owner of a century-old spice mill in Nazareth. He says that listening to Joyce share God’s Word teaches him how to love all the people who come into his business—Christian, Arab and whoever God brings across his threshold. Tony says he believes that it is only this kind of love—the unselfish, unconditional love of Christ—that offers hope for people to live together in peace. As Tony puts it, “No more ‘What about me?’” for him.

NEWLY OPENING DOORS. Many newly emerging opportunities to bring the Gospel to Israel are extremely exciting. Ninety-nine percent of all Israeli households are connected to the Internet, and the nation takes the lead in the amount of time spent on Facebook and YouTube. That means the Word is freely flowing into places it otherwise could not.

“Together, we are seeing God do amazing things every day.” One woman in particular, Mayada, is the fifth daughter in her Arab family. As she describes it, “The last chance for her parents to have a son.” She lived in shame most of her life, believing that she was an embarrassment to both her parents and to God. In her mind, she deserved the punishment she received each time her drug-addicted husband beat her. Then, she started reading Joyce’s books and watching on television, and the Word of God

Samar lives near Bethlehem and follows our Arabic Facebook page. When she was struggling with her son and was sure she was failing as a mother, she took encouragement from Joyce’s experience with her own children. Samar said through tears that those videos and posts focus her on Christ and give her great hope.

Online, people can watch and read in the comfort of their own home and be anonymous if they choose. That is opening doors for an outreach we support called One For Israel. One For Israel shares video stories of Jewish people who have come to faith in Yeshua as the Messiah. So far, they have seen 15 million views. They interact with people who have questions and share the Good News with an Old Testament perspective, respect and love.

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MEET A NEED, GAIN A FRIEND. We are also

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finding here as in other countries across the globe that meeting the physical needs of people opens the hearts to the spiritual. When we lovingly help someone, a connection is birthed. It is that friendship that perhaps brings the greatest opportunities. Dental care is extremely expensive in Israel and is not included in their governmentprovided services, so most people go without it, and many walk around in great pain. The HaTikva Project provides a free dental clinic and openly shares the reason for this outpouring of love—their love for the Messiah.

HATIKVA PROJECT DENTAL CLINIC

Hand of Hope recently provided the funds to build and operate a new clinic in the city of Haifa. That means as a partner with Joyce Meyer Ministries, you are sharing the Gospel with the people of Israel through this wonderful outreach every day. Together with King of Kings Community, we are feeding the hungry, providing for immigrants and much more. For years this growing fellowship has made an impact on the people of Jerusalem and the surrounding area, and you have been right there beside them. KING OF KINGS COMMUNITY

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ENCOURAGED YET? There are many more stories to share, more statistics and details of the impact you are making, but the reality is much more than stories or statistics. You are helping real people in tangible ways that impact them eternally. Thank you for walking in Jesus’ footsteps every day. For praying as God commands for Israel and being a vessel for His great love for all, here and far beyond.


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Two are better than one, because they have a good [more satisfying] reward for their labor; for if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow… (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 AMPC). Many of the problems in the world are simply too BIG for one person to fi x alone. That’s where partnership enters the scene! At Joyce Meyer Ministries, our partners believe in collaborating to help spread God’s love to those who need it most. Together, through God, all things are possible! YOU can impact someone’s life for the better. Every bit counts! As a partner of Joyce Meyer Ministries, you will… • Provide food and safe, drinkable water for those in need. • Assist in building schools to help educate young minds. • Support our global, anti-human trafficking initiatives. • Provide Joyce’s program every day for you and others. • Contribute toward medical aid for the sick and dying. • Share Christ’s love with those who haven’t yet received it. Help us reach the hurting—become a partner. Visit joycemeyer.org/partnership for more information.


JOYCE SHARES HER FAVORITE SCRIPTURES

Jesus said to him, “I am the [only] Way [to God] and the [real] Truth and the [real] Life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

L E T H I S T R U T H S E T YO U F R E E !

BY JOYCE MEYER

JOHN 14:6

THE BIBLE IS SO AMAZING! I’ve been studying it for more than 40 years now, and throughout that time, it has been the key to experiencing real healing in my soul and revelation of truths that have set me free from obstacles to having the life Jesus died to give me. God’s Word is so valuable because it is the ultimate instruction book for life (Psalm 18:30; 19:7; 119:105), it contains answers for every problem we face, and gives wisdom for each situation of our lives (Psalm 119:66, 98, 130, 133). The Bible has inherent power to change us into the image of God when we diligently study it. When I look back over my life, there are certain scriptures that mean so much to me because God used them to radically change my life. They’ve become foundational teachings that have helped me learn how to go beyond the point of becoming a Christian and understand how to live like one.

If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples. And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free. JOHN 8:31-32

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Studying God’s Word… meditating on it every day…applying the principles it reveals to my life in practical ways…all of these


IN JOHN steps of faith have led me to breakthroughs I never could have achieved on my own—no matter how hard I tried. The TRUTH literally set me free! In John 8:31-32 (AMPC), Jesus says, ...If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples. And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free. If you want to have the freedom to be who God has created you to be and have the life Jesus died for you to have, then you have to face the TRUTH . And it starts by facing the TRUTH about yourself. I know about this from personal experience, because when I started studying the Word, the Holy Spirit went to work in my life. I remember one day when I was praying for Dave to change. God spoke to my heart and said, “Joyce, Dave is not the problem.” I thought, Well then, who is? There’s just me and him, so if it’s not Dave, then who is it? Isn’t that amazing?! I was so self-deceived that it didn’t even occur to me that I could be the problem. For the next three days, God showed me what it was like to live with me. I was so sorry for the attitudes I had, the way I behaved, the anger I displayed every time I didn’t get my way…and it was so hard! But I needed to face the TRUTH about myself so I could have freedom from sin and the things that were keeping me from intimacy with Christ. Most changes don’t happen overnight; 2 Corinthians 3:18 (AMPC) says that as we look into God’s Word, we are constantly being transfig-

ured into His very own image…from one degree of glory to another…. Each day as I spent time with God in prayer and studying His Word, I made progress little by little. And I’m still changing as I continue moving forward in my relationship with Him! You know, sometimes we hide things in our heart that are hard to deal with. But when we don’t deal with them, they cause problems in our relationships and steal the joy from our daily lives.

Behold, You desire truth in the inner being; make me therefore to know wisdom in PSALM 51:6 my inmost heart.

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God wants us to invite Him—the Spirit of TRUTH —into our hearts to deal with us…to reveal the TRUTH so we can be set free. Psalm 51:6 (AMPC) says, Behold, You desire truth in the inner being; make me therefore to know wisdom in my inmost heart. Refuse to settle for anything less than the best life Christ has for you. If you’re ready to do that, pray for God to reveal TRUTH to you and give you the grace to change. Now get ready, because God wants to make you everything He’s created you to be!

TRUTH

The way things really are-not the way we think they are, would like them to be, or wish they were; reality from God’s point of view and the central theme in His Word.

“God’s truth is setting me free from __________”

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LITTLE BY LITTLE HOW TO EXPERIENCE GROWTH AND CHANGE IN E V E RY S I N G L E A R E A O F YO U R L I F E BY JOYCE MEYER

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often teach on a variety of subjects, but I believe my primary calling is to help Christians grow up and mature in Christ and really begin to enjoy the great life He has in store for them.

from hearing the Gospel and accepting Christ, he will do everything he can to make sure they never grow spiritually and experience the peace and joy that’s promised to them in the Bible.

I honestly think one of the saddest things in the world is for someone to receive Jesus Christ as their Savior, but then never grow past that point and learn how to receive all God’s promises.

You see, when we’re born again, the Holy Spirit comes to live in our heart— God plants a seed of everything He is in our spirit. He instantaneously deposits inside of us everything we need to live a great life.

Yes, it’s so wonderful to begin a relationship with Jesus Christ and know we will spend eternal life with Him after we die. However, the Lord also has so many great things planned for us while we are here on this earth!

For instance, Galatians 5:22-23 (AMPC) says, The fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness, gentleness (meekness, humility), self-control....

As a young woman, I went to church for years, but I really didn’t know much about spiritual maturity. I loved God with all of my heart, but I wasn’t changing—I was still as critical, judgmental and rebellious as I always was. And even though I knew my life should be getting better, I was still miserable from dealing with all of the same problems. I believe this is one of Satan’s greatest strategies. If he can’t keep people

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Did you know all of these things already exist on the inside of you? You may wonder, Well, if that’s the case, then why aren’t I experiencing any of it in my life? Well, when it comes to the maturity process, we have a part to play. Our part is to cooperate with God to cultivate and develop His character in our lives so we can experience


GROWTH and become more like Him. How do we do that? It all begins by spending regular time in God’s Word. Hebrews 4:12 (AMPC) says, The Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword.... When we spend time in God’s Word, we are spending time with God. His Word changes us—it changes how we think and how we act. It changes how we see God, ourselves and the world around us. I want you to take a moment and read Romans 12:2 (AMPC) with me. Read it slowly and allow it to get deep down inside of you. It’s a scripture that changed my life, and I know it can do the same for you: Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.... You see, God has a good and acceptable and perfect plan for our lives, but we must renew our minds with God’s Word before we can experience it! It’s important to remember that growing spiritually is a process. When I first began to read and study God’s Word, I immediately saw things I needed to change. For a while, I felt guilty and condemned that I wasn’t “measuring up.” However, God helped me to understand that He never shows us these things to condemn us and make us

feel guilty. He convicts us of our behavior in order to help us grow and come up higher in that area. For example, I was extremely rebellious in the early years of my marriage. Because my father sexually abused me growing up, I developed a distrust of men. I vowed that no man would ever again push me around. But as I learned God’s Word, I saw that my behavior toward my husband, Dave, was wrong. The Lord was asking me to walk in love with Dave in my speech, attitudes and actions. This was easier said than done! However, God always gives us the grace to do what He is asking us to do. He doesn’t expect us to change ourselves—only God can change us! So, little by little, by God’s grace, I began to change and experience GROWTH . The Lord transformed me from being rude, critical, harsh and rebellious into someone who’s actually very nice! But it was a process—it didn’t happen overnight. Look at 2 Corinthians 3:18 (AMPC). It says, we are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor and from one degree of glory to another.... The Lord changes us a little at a time. None of us will ever be perfect until we get to heaven, and that’s okay. But as long as we’re here on this earth, God desires for us to continually cooperate with Him to learn and grow. As we do—as we continue to grow spiritually and change “from glory to glory”—we will experience the incredible peace, joy and fulfillment that only God can give us. And we will show the world around us what God is really like.

GROWTH

Growing spiritually is the process of being transformed into God’s image. We can’t change ourselves, but as we renew our mind with His Word, He helps us to grow from one level to the next, gradually becoming more like Him.

Say, “With God’s help, I am changing day by day.”

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PRAY IT FORWARD W H AT Y O U C A N D O T O PROTECT OUR LIBERTIES AND BRING HEALING TO AMERICA BY DAVE MEYER

On May 3, millions in America will observe our National Day of Prayer. It’s an opportunity to come together and focus our eyes on the Lord—our true Source of help and strength. When it comes to praying for our country, 2 Chronicles 7:14 is undoubtedly the most quoted verse in Scripture. The Lord says: If My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves, pray, seek, crave, and require of necessity My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land (AMPC). I think it’s important to really pay attention when the Lord uses the words “if” and “then” in His Word. It signals that God is giving us a part to play, and if we do our part, then He will do His part. In the above verse, our part includes four specific things to do: Humble ourselves, pray, seek the Lord, and turn from wickedness. When we do, THEN God will do His part—He will hear from heaven, forgive our sins, and heal our land. Prayer is extremely important, and I believe part of my calling is to ignite a passion in people to intercede for America. However, prayer is only one of the ingredients needed. Our part also involves true humility and repentance. I often say we can pray for restoration; however, restoration can’t come until there is revival; revival can’t come until there is


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responsibility; responsibility can’t come until there is repentance; and repentance can’t come until we remember. What types of things should we remember? We must remember who we are, where we came from, and why it’s important to be accountable for what God’s given us through our Founding Fathers. We must discover things like:

On May 28, our country will honor the more than 1.3 million men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for this country. They made it possible for us to live in the most exceptional nation on the face of the earth.

• How was our government formed? • What price was paid for our liberty…and who paid it? • What role did God play in the lives of our Founding Fathers?

WE WILL NEVER FORGET.

• What responsibilities did our Founders give us? It’s been over 20 years since a friend first gave me a copy of the book, America’s Providential History. I’ll never forget how God used it to open my eyes to all of the great and mighty things He did to establish this nation. I also learned how recent generations have slowly chipped away at the godly foundation laid by our Founders. It pierced my heart and provoked me to pray for America like never before. This is also my prayer for you. On May 3, I encourage you to set aside some time to pray for America. Pray that God would turn the hearts of our people back to Him. Pray we would once again HONOR God and look to Him as our One True Source of strength, blessings and protection. As we pray, it’s also vitally important to do what God shows us. I believe a lot of people simply want God to rescue this nation—to solve our problems without requiring any action on our part. However, revival for America includes taking responsibility to do what the Lord shows us to help preserve what our forefathers have obtained. This includes taking action to fulfill

our civic duties; it means contacting our elected officials to let our voices be heard. One thing’s for sure: A complacent Church in a Christian nation cannot survive. They can’t coexist—both the complacent Church and the Christian nation will eventually die. I often say the future of America is in the hands of those who act or those who watch. What America will look like tomorrow, next week, next month and next year will be decided by those who engage or those who stand on the sidelines as spectators. If you love your country and value your freedom, the one place you don’t want to be is on the sidelines…and the one person you don’t want to be is the spectator! With your help, and with your diligence, we can protect our liberties. But without your help and your diligence, our liberties will continue to be lost. One by one, we each have a tremendously important part to play in taking a stand for America. And as we are faithful to do what we can do, the Lord will be faithful to do what we can’t...and bring healing to our land.

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HONOR

To respect or praise someone for their noble actions or character. We honor God when we live by His Word, take a stand for what’s right, and protect the godly heritage He has given to us.

Pray, “God, help me to honor You in everything I do.”

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JUST BE HELD BY CHRISTY NOCKELS

I recently released an album titled, Be Held: Lullabies for the Beloved, a collection of songs that were just little seedlings in my heart back when my children were babies. When I think back on those early years of motherhood, I’m transported back to a time when I almost felt incapable of getting dressed for the day, much less trying to pull off creating an album!

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In those days, I simply allowed myself to be buried by the mundane tasks of life. These tiny people had arrived and, although I adored them, at times I felt threatened by how much it required of me to care for them. I also began to realize that something had to “give” in order to juggle it all and honestly, that made me fearful of what I might lose. Sadly, my tendency was to rush through the day to get to the next thing so that I could focus on my “real work.” I had no idea how to just be in the moment...to be present and, most importantly, be a child myself. I also had no idea that I was missing out on the most important work of my life! In that season, the Lord began to show me that I was His daughter first and that I could parent beautifully from that place. I began to sit and WORSHIP in what I called, “the secret place,” which was pretty much the farm table in my kitchen. It was there that I discovered the glorious in the mundane. I found that God was with me at the kitchen sink and next to me in the minivan. I learned to be loved and seen by Him, far away from the crowds and the platform. I discovered that my true identity was being His beloved and that I could live from that place instead of constantly striving for it. I’m filled with gratitude as I look back on how the Lord exposed the posture of my heart in that season and gently led me to a place of sweet surrender. He showed me that everything I had—my ministry, my talents and most certainly my children—were ALL gifts from Him, my perfect Father. As I began to see it all as a gift rather than the “mother-load” I had turned it into, my heart was able to surrender it all in a new way. Choosing surrender, however, would mean giving Jesus my whole heart. It would also mean trusting Him with my life like never before.


GET TO KNOW CHRISTY NOCKELS Christy Nockels has been a featured worship artist on Joyce’s Conference Tour over the years. Her newest album, Be Held: Lullabies for the Beloved, is now available wherever music is sold. BORN IN: Fort Worth, TX HOBBIES: Making my house a home; antiquing; bargain hunting FAVORITE ARTIST: Patty Griffin CHILDHOOD DREAM: To become a mom and be in music ministry!

I’ll never forget one morning at my farm table when the Lord led me to Psalm 37:4-6. It says, Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will act. He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday (ESV).

a place of rest and protection. My children, now 17, 14 and 10, have become the beneficiaries of God turning my world upside down in the sweetest way. Somehow, as I put my family first, the Lord multiplied my time and caused ministry opportunities and dreams to be fulfilled in a way that only He could dream up!

The Holy Spirit spoke to my heart so clearly that morning about reordering my priorities. He showed me that if I would put Him first in my life and then care for my family above my ministry and my career, He would do “Godsized” things in my life.

These songs are now in full bloom and are pulled from the very promises of God’s Word. The heart behind my record is that none of us ever outgrow the need to be held, to be sung over and to come before our heavenly Father as His child. We also never outgrow the posture of WORSHIP and sweet surrender! My prayer is that we will sing these songs over our loved ones, but in the very same breath, find ourselves being sung over by our heavenly Father.

Honestly, I could write a book about how faithful He has been in that promise to me! He showed me over and over that being His beloved was the complete source of my joy and the posture in which I could truly live life to the fullest. As I allowed myself to be held, and I mean all of me…all of my fears, my anxieties, my secret longings…I began to understand how to hold my own. As I let His truth sing over me, I began to sing over the people in my life in a new way. Like a mother bird perched over her nest, I sang from

The beauty of it all is that when we learn to live from our beloved-ness, we become people of peace. Entrusting our lives to the God who is holding all things together, our capacity to stretch our arms out to hold those around us grows by leaps and bounds. Beloved to beloved, we learn to live from being loved...and we learn to hold from being held.

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PERFECT DAY: Enjoy a French countryside village with my husband, plenty of coffee and croissants on hand. This has never happened, but a girl can dream!

WORSHIP

It’s not about songs or words, but more about a lifestyle of surrender to God. Worship is our response to proclaim that God is bigger than anything we might face—both good and bad. It’s also a choice—one we make every day to give Him the respect and honor He deserves.

I will worship God regardless of my circumstance.

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LIVING A LIFE YOU LOVE

Hardcover - 224 pp. Are you enduring your life as it currently is, or are you loving it? So many people are simply enduring life, or worse, hating the life they live. Jesus died for us to have and enjoy our life, to the fullest, until it overflows (see John 10:10). We only get one chance at life—no doovers—so let love become the central theme in yours. 011014 Hardcover – 224 pp. $22 US Also available in Spanish...

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LIVING A LIFE YOU LOVE STUDY GUIDE

Paperback – 128 pp. Learn to love the life you are living with this companion study guide to Joyce’s newest book, Living a Life You Love. Jesus did not come and endure the cross, simply for you to just get through each day, enduring everyday life, or worse, hating it. Learn to focus on love, allow it to grow and fully embrace the life Jesus died to give you. 011015 $13.99 US

KEYS TO LOVING YOUR JOURNEY

3 Teachings on CD Do you love your life or are you just making it through? You can love the life you have if you allow yourself to be led by the Holy Spirit. Focus on love, allow it to grow, and fully embrace the journey Jesus died to give you. 010326 $19 US

$13.99 US

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RENEWING YOUR MIND

GREAT VALUE!

Action Plans to Help You Get More Out of the Word Are you ready to build your faith? You can, and God’s Word can help you do it! Join Joyce as she walks you, chapter by chapter, through God’s Word in this Bible study format.

010730 COLOSSIANS ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & Colossians booklet (AMPC)

010276 JAMES ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & James booklet (AMPC)

009747 EPHESIANS ACTION PLAN Includes 6 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & Ephesians booklet (AMPC)

008829 THE MIND CONNECTION ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & DVD, & personal study guide

006371 BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & journal

006137 DEVELOPING POWER THOUGHTS ACTION PLAN Includes 12 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & Scripture reminder cards

007893 POWER OF WORDS ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD, 1 teaching on DVD, personal study guide & Scripture cards

006309 FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT ACTION PLAN Includes 1 teaching on DVD, 7 teachings on CD, personal study guide & bookmark

006954 MAKING GOOD HABITS, BREAKING BAD HABITS ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & DVD, personal study guide & daily reminder cards

007088 BEAUTY FOR ASHES ACTION PLAN Includes 4 teachings on CD & 2 teachings on DVD, personal study guide & journal

$39 US each

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND Paperback - 288 pp. Study Guide (Revised) - 160 pp. How many of the enemy’s lies have you heard and believed? Start unraveling them with the truth of God’s Word—and begin winning the everyday battles in your mind! 005694 Paperback - 288 pp. 011012 Study Guide - 160 pp. Also available in Spanish...

005695 Paperback – 260 pp.

$14.99 US $13.99 US

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND FOR TEENS (REVISED)

Paperback - 192 pp. Adapted for ages nine to twelve, this version of Joyce’s bestselling book helps kids see the difference between God’s Word and the enemy’s lies. 011010 Paperback - 192 pp. $13.99 US $13.99 US

Paperback - 179 pp. Empowered by the truth of God’s Word, teens can overcome negative thinking and have a positive influence in their world. 011011

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$14 US

POWER THOUGHTS

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND FOR KIDS (REVISED)

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$9.99 US 000275

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$9.99 US

Hardcover - 256 pp. In her follow-up book to Battlefield of the Mind, Joyce equips you with twelve biblical truths you can use to overcome common patterns of negative thinking. Learn how to walk by faith in the power of God’s Word in every area of your life! 005016 Hardcover - 256 pp. $24 US Also available in Spanish...

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$13 US

Quick Reads

THE MIND CONNECTION IN HARDCOVER OR AUDIOBOOK Hardcover – 256 pp. or Audiobook read by Joyce With new insights on the power of your thoughts from the author of Battlefield of the Mind, you’ll learn why and how you should renew your mind with God’s Word and begin to think like He thinks. 008143 008867 Book also available in Spanish...

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Hardcover – 256 pp. Audiobook read by Joyce Paperback – 256 pp.

$24 US $27 US $13.99 US

009554 WORRY-FREE LIVING 008735 POWER WORDS 007974 GOOD HEALTH, GOOD LIFE 010243 ENJOY YOUR JOURNEY 007973 LET GOD FIGHT YOUR BATTLES

Hardcover 160 pp. Hardcover 176 pp. Hardcover 160 pp. Hardcover 160 pp. Hardcover 160 pp.

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MATTERS OF THE HEART

THE LOVE REVOLUTION

LIVE 2 LOVE

Hardcover - 272 pp. Jesus loves us with radical love. This book will challenge you to share His love with others, find creative ways to give back, and make a difference where you are.

4 Teachings on CD In this empowering teaching series, Joyce shares wisdom to help you be bold about serving God and sharing His love on purpose every day. 007365 $26 US

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Hardcover – 272 pp.

$22 US

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MARRIAGE CD & DVD Whether you’re newly married or have been married for years, you’ll want to invest in this teaching from Joyce! See what God’s Word says about marriage and how to have a successful one. 010319 $15 US

“Each week, my wife and I sat down together and read a different chapter of Joyce’s book, Making Marriage Work. It’s one of the best things we’ve ever done for our relationship!” – Chad via email

$12.99 US

SIT, STAND, WALK, RUN

FIGHT LIKE A CHRISTIAN

4 Teachings on CD In this series, Joyce shares four essential steps to help you prioritize your life and finish strong with God’s help. 008824 $26 US

2 Teachings on CD & DVD Discover why it’s important to get to the root of harmful behaviors so you can conquer angry feelings and walk in peace. 008112 $22 US

SHAPING THE LIVES OF YOUR CHILDREN

DO YOURSELF A FAVOR…FORGIVE

8 WAYS TO LIVE CONFLICT FREE 4 Teachings on CD Conflict grieves God, and it can cause damage to our relationships— with others and with Him. Joyce shares eight things you can do to deal constructively with conflict. 005903

Hardcover - 208 pp. 4 Teachings on CD Have you ever wished your kids Discover how to deal with offense, came with an instruction manual? maintain strong relationships and God gives parents a unique role over understand the power of forgiveness. the lives of children. Discover how to Let go of the past and let God help nurture your children God’s way, you live life to the fullest in Christ. discern His will for their lives, and enjoy them every day. 006032 $19.99 US 000568 $26 US

MAKING MARRIAGE WORK

formerly titled, Help Me — I’m Married! Joyce shows you how to draw on the supernatural power of prayer and God’s Word to repair communication, clear away obstacles and restore unity in your relationship. $26 US 000160 Hardcover – 320 pp. $22.99 US

UNDERSTANDING YOUR TRIGGERS & AVOIDING THE TRAP OF OFFENSE 4 Teachings on CD God doesn’t want to see you trapped in anger and offense. Working with the Holy Spirit will help you develop a healthy conscience, identifying areas in your life that are hindering your peace. In this series, Joyce encourages you to embrace a “new normal”—a life free of offense. 009736 $26 US

MARRIAGE THAT WORKS formerly titled, The Triumphant Marriage Throughout her years of marriage to Dave, Joyce has gained wisdom and insight on a variety of life lessons related to relationships. Apply her tips for a more vibrant, fulfilling marriage. 000686 5 Teachings on CD $31 US

Stay Connected

THE ROOT OF REJECTION 4 Teachings on CD When people turn their backs on you, God is always there with open arms, waiting to love you through it. Joyce shares how to find both comfort and restoration for your wounded heart in the incredible, unconditional love of Christ. 000575 $26 US

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE

OVERCOMING GRIEF & LONELINESS

4 Teachings on CD If you’ve ever felt limited by your past or questioned whether God can use you, these teachings will help restore hope and enthusiasm as you focus on God’s plan for your future. 007585 $26 US

2 Teachings on CD We will all encounter major loss in our lives at some point or another. And God wants to comfort you and help you through it. Joyce shares how to find new hope and fresh beginnings as you walk through this season. 000675 $14 US

REVISED

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Devotionals

WAKE UP TO THE WORD

MY TIME WITH GOD

Hardcover - 365 Devotions Want to get closer to God? Any one of these devotionals will help you explore the Bible and apply it to your daily life in a way that will give you the opportunity to connect with God in a deeper, more intimate way.

008145 Closer to God Each Day $17 US 007720 The Power of Being Thankful $17 US 004749 Hearing from God Each Morning $15.99 US 006170 Trusting God Day by Day $17 US 005109 The Confident Woman Devotional $16.99 US 000166 New Day New You $17 US 005818 Love Out Loud Devotional $16.99 US

Hardcover - 365 Devotions In Joyce’s uplifting devotional, each day she offers a powerful word to focus on, along with relevant scripture and practical advice to help you achieve greater closeness to God. 009506 $17 US

Hardcover - 365 Devotions In Joyce’s newest devotional, you will find a collection of encouragements from her personal time spent with God. These daily devotions consist of various insights into Joyce’s time with God, including quotes, confessions, and prayers . Experience a new intimacy with God! 010082 $17 US

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND DEVOTIONAL

LEATHERBOUND DEVOTIONALS

POWER THOUGHTS DEVOTIONAL

PROMISES FOR YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE

Hardcover – 100 Devotions No matter how negative your thinking has been, God’s Word says you can get your mind renewed! This devotional offers Bible-based encouragement to help you fight your daily battles with God’s help and win.

Leather softcover - 365 Devotions Joyce shares practical wisdom and encouragement from God’s Word to help you jump-start each day, process the events of each day, and then apply what you’ve learned to the future.

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Starting Your Day Right Ending Your Day Right

Hardcover – 365 Devotions Packed with powerful truths—and the scriptures to back them up— Joyce’s devotional helps you change your thoughts and attitudes so you can be the positive, productive person God wants you to be. $19 US 007076 $17 US $19 US

Leatherbound - 365 Devotions God has given us amazing promises in His Word. This 365-day devotional will give you a verse of Scripture each day and will help you discover promises from God’s Word that will help you change your life! 007276 $16 US

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WHAT IS FAITH AND HOW DOES IT WORK? 2 Teachings on CD In this powerful two-part series, Joyce discusses the powerful force that is faith! God wants you to expect Him to do great things in your life, beyond what you can even imagine! 011105 $14 US

OVERCOMING FEAR WITH FAITH PRAYERS THAT GET ANSWERED HOW TO RELEASE GOD’S POWER IN YOUR 4 Teachings on CD LIFE Don’t let fear win the battle for your 2 Teachings on CD 4 Teachings on CD Feeling tired and overwhelmed? Let Joyce show you how to keep your focus on your Power Source, instead of your problems. Then you can be more than a conqueror in Christ. 007521

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heart and mind. Let Joyce show you how to move forward boldly on the path God has prepared for you. Learn to walk by faith through every situation, so when fear comes calling, it won’t get the upper hand. 006633 $26 US

Do you ever think your prayers are ineffective? In this series, Joyce shares seven Bible-based truths to help you enjoy a more exhilarating, on-target prayer life. 008958 $14 US

KNOWING GOD INTIMATELY

WHO IS GOD?

LEARNING TO BE LED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT

HOW TO HEAR FROM GOD

4 Teachings on CD You were never meant to walk through life alone—and you don’t have to! Learn how to draw on the Holy Spirit for wisdom, guidance, comfort and strength in every circumstance. 007628 $26 US

Paperback – 336 pp. Paperback – 304 pp. Minutes with God can make your Do you desire a closer relationship whole day simpler and more with God? This book offers insight satisfying. Discover the fulfillment of into His character, His promises and hearing from God each day and start His vision for your life—and can applying more of His ways and help you build a greater connection with Him. wisdom to your life. 000175 Paperback – 304 pp. $16 US 008011 $15 US 000577 4 Teachings on CD $26 US

4 Teachings on CD When you get to know God—really know Him—it strengthens your faith in His love for you. In this series, Joyce examines some of the many names of God found in the Bible— each one revealing His character and promises for your life. 008475 $26 US


EVERYDAY STUDY

Everyday Life Bibles

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MY PRAYER JOURNAL

THE POWER OF SIMPLE PRAYER

Softcover – 240 pp. God cares about everything that concerns you, and He wants to do great things in and through you. This prayer journal will help you keep track of how God is working in your life. 010718 $15 US

Hardcover – 320 pp. Did you know that you can talk to God anywhere? Joyce teaches you how to have simple yet vibrant conversations with God that will change your life. 000158 $25 US

THE EVERYDAY LIFE BIBLE The Bible is so much more than just a “good book” — it’s our instruction manual for life! The Everyday Life Bible offers a unique combination of God’s Word and Joyce’s teachings to help you go deeper in your relationship with God. It Includes: • • • •

Joyce’s personal study notes The Amplified translation, making it easy to understand Practical articles by Joyce focusing on specific passages Prayers and action points to help personalize your experience 011017 011018 011020

HOW TO STUDY THE BIBLE 1 Teaching on DVD Joyce shares how to get the most investment for your time in God’s Word by expanding your knowledge of the Word and helping you recognize ways to apply it to your life. Includes subtitles in English and Spanish. 006808

$15 US

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THE SECRET POWER OF SPEAKING GOD’S WORD

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Gift Edition - 288 pp. Joyce’s “little purple book” shares scriptures organized by topic for easy reference and written as confessions so you can speak the Truth over your life. 011013 Gift Edition – 288 pp. 000155 Hardcover – 288 pp.

Hardcover Paperback Pink Euroluxe Hardcover

$39.99 US $29.99 US $79.99 US $40 US

Battlefield of the Mind Bibles

$19 US $14 US

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MY FAVORITE SCRIPTURES 4 Teachings on CD & Booklet In this new teaching, Joyce shares about key scriptures that led to major turning points in her walk with God, giving her real peace and joy in her everyday life. You’ll also be inspired to dig into the Bible for yourself, so you can have firsthand encounters with God that bring you closer to Him. 010425 $26 US

GOD’S WORD FOR YOUR LIFE

BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND BIBLE

Scriptures read by Joyce Join Joyce as she reads comforting and encouraging scriptures that will strengthen and refresh your soul. What a great way to hear God’s Word every day! 009023 $10 US

The Battlefield of the Mind Bible will help you win the battle for your mind through clear, practical application of God’s Word to your life. With notes, commentary, and previously unpublished insights by Joyce Meyer, this Bible is packed with features specifically designed to help you deal with thousands of thoughts you have every day and focus your mind to think the way God thinks. $49.99 US 009604 Hardcover 010019 Paperback $29.99 US 009696 Blue Euroluxe $79.99 US 010660 Pink Euroluxe $79.99 US 010659 Brown Euroluxe $79.99 US

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Discounted offers expire September 30, 2018 (while supplies last) and are not available at conferences. Special offers cannot be combined for additional discounts; some offers may not be available outside the U.S.

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CONFIDENT IN CHRIST ENCOURAGEMENT

CONFIDENT IN CHRIST

LIVING COURAGEOUSLY

GET YOUR HOPES UP!

LIVING WITH HOPE

THE CONFIDENT WOMAN

Hope changes everything. Life brings many challenges, and HOPE—the confident expectation that something good will happen— is the key to overcoming. Dare to get your hopes up today!

2 Teachings on CD Do you find yourself asking, “Is this all there is?” Then these teachings are for you! Discover all that God has planned for you and experience the joy of living in His hope.

Paperback - 258 pp. Women tend to struggle with feelings of insecurity, fear and selfdoubt. In this book, Joyce confronts those feelings head-on and helps you take back God’s original design for your life!

008075 Hardcover - 208 pp.

$22 US 008747

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007488 Hardcover - 272 pp. $16 US 008036 2 Teachings on CD & DVD

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$12 US

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Companion Bible Study & Journal

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Paperback - 72 pp.

007489 Paperback – 288 pp.

$6 US

LET GOD FIGHT YOUR BATTLES

7 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR HAPPINESS

4 Teachings on CD Discover how an intimate relationship with Jesus and focusing your mind on the things of God will help you keep your peace in every situation. 006461 4 Teachings on CD $26 US 007973 Hardcover - 160 pp. $10 US

2 Teachings on CD How can we truly be happy from the inside out, making others interested in a relationship with God? Joyce shares practical ways to embrace joy and happiness through Christ, regardless of your circumstances.

Book also available in Spanish...

008643 Paperback – 160 pp.

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4 Teachings on CD Don’t let the enemy persuade you to be less courageous than God’s Word says you can be. Allow yourself to feel God’s love and live totally for Him.

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YOU CAN BEGIN AGAIN

MOVING FORWARD

SEIZE THE DAY

Hardcover - 224 pp. No matter who you are, where you are or what’s happened in the past, God can still do something extraordinary in your life. Discover how you can have a fresh start! 007374 Hardcover - 224 pp. $22 US

4 Teachings on CD Joyce shares the key life-lessons that helped her experience total restoration from past hurts. Whether you’re struggling with a painful past, or simply want momentum in moving forward, these teachings can help you become everything you were created to be. 009661 $26 US

Hardcover – 272 pp. This amazing book will help you learn to plan wisely, live each day aggressively with purpose, and take hold of God’s plans for your life. With God on your side, you can become the person you want to be! 009652 Hardcover - 272 pp. $24 US 009883 Study Guide - 128 pp. $13.99 US

LIVING ON PURPOSE FOR A PURPOSE

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3 Teachings on CD Time is a precious commodity that cannot be bought. You get one life to live, so ask yourself, What am I going to do with it? Learn how to make the most of your life by obeying God’s Word and living out $16 US His plans for you! 009916 $19 US

$14 US

Hardcover - 208 pp. Being a mom is exciting and challenging. Let God’s Word impart the wisdom, strength and compassion you need to be the best mom you can be! 007373

Hardcover – 208 pp.

Also available in Spanish...

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Paperback - 192 pp.

$16 US $12 US

“SO MANY OF YO U R B O O K S H AV E H E L P E D S E T M E F R E E .” – SHARON VIA EMAIL

Book also available in Spanish...

009653 Paperback – 308 pp.

Paperback – 251 pp. Don’t let tough times get the better of you! God is faithful, so we have to choose to never give up. Joyce shares tried-and-true strategies to defeat discouragement and remain at peace no matter what.

$24 US $22 US

THE CONFIDENT MOM

NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST YOU SHALL PROSPER

$10 US

NEVER GIVE UP!

Hardcover - 272 pp. Learn how to overcome every fear, trusting that God’s plan will work out for your good. Step out and do something courageous. You can live boldly and do it afraid!

$13.99 US

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BOLD, CONFIDENT AND COURAGEOUS

THE BEAUTY OF SPIRITUAL MATURITY

5 Teachings on CD Are you ready to conquer your fears and leave insecurities behind? If so, this series by Joyce, including special teachings from Ed Young and Lisa Bevere, will help you walk stepby-step into a bold and courageous new life. 008694 $31 US

3 Teachings on CD Are you a happy Christian? Do you want to have even more joy in your life? No matter your season in life, you can be happy and enjoy a relationship with God that’s stronger and deeper than you could have ever imagined. 010869 $19 US


LIVING LIFE WELL

LIVING A LIFE OF TOTAL FREEDOM

OVERLOAD

20 WAYS TO MAKE EVERY DAY BETTER

HEALING THE SOUL OF A WOMAN

Hardcover –224 pp. Today doesn’t have to be another day where you’re feeling stressed out and overwhelmed. You can live every day with peace! Learn how to unplug, unwind and unleash yourself from the pressure of stress. 009066 Hardcover - 224 pp. $22 US 009077 Study Guide –112 pp. $13.99 US

Hardcover – 224 pp. You don’t have to settle for a bad day! As Joyce shares biblical illustrations, uplifting stories and encouragement, you will discover 20 ways to increase your joy and start enjoying the life God created for you. 010076 Hardcover – 224 pp. $22 US 010078 Study Guide – 112 pp. $13.99 US

1 Teaching on CD & DVD We all go through painful times. But the truth is, no matter how wounded you may be, Jesus wants to bring wholeness to your soul. Learn how to live the life Jesus died to give you!

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$15 US

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HEALTHY LIVING — SPIRIT, SOUL & BODY

UNPLUG, UNWIND AND DE-STRESS

4 Teachings on CD Taking care of your body enhances your spiritual, mental and emotional health. In this recently re-taught series, Joyce provides keys to healthier living—mind, body and spirit—and reveals how the Holy Spirit can help you make better, healthier choices. 010138 $26 US

4 Teachings on CD Stress may never go away, but it doesn’t have to overrun our lives. Joyce offers practical suggestions and shares how listening to the Holy Spirit will help us manage stress and live with peace. 009417 $26 US

SIMPLE, PRACTICAL CHANGES WITH REAL RESULTS

BEAUTY FOR ASHES

ANGER MANAGEMENT

UNDERSTANDING AND OVERCOMING DEPRESSION

Paperback - 272 pp. If you have been abused, rejected or 3 Teachings on CD Are you ready to be happier, healthier emotionally wounded in any way, and more excited about your future? this book can help you discover If so, God’s Word has your answers, how God can fully restore who He and they produce amazing results! created you to be. In this series, Joyce teaches you 000113 Paperback - 272 pp. $16 US simple, practical steps that lead to an Also available in Spanish... extraordinary life! 000247 Paperback – 180 pp. $12.99 US 010400 $19 US

2 Teachings on CD Feeling angry isn’t a sin, but God does want us to know where it comes from and how to keep it under control. Breakthrough is waiting for you! 009573 $14 US

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4 Teachings on CD Jesus is offering you freedom today—freedom from struggling through life. We can’t change ourselves in our own strength, but with God’s help we can see true transformation in our lives. Enjoy total freedom with God’s help today!

4 Teachings on CD Joyce provides a godly perspective on depression to help with daily struggles. This resource can equip you to first understand and then overcome depression in a practical way. 004652 $26 US

JESUS CAN HEAL YOU EVERYWHERE YOU HURT 1 Teaching on DVD God wants you to be happy, healthy and whole in every area of your life. Whether it’s emotional, spiritual or physical, Jesus can heal you everywhere you hurt! 009698

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HOW TO ATTACK ANXIETY 4 Teachings on CD God’s Word tells us; Do not fret or have any anxiety... His Word promises you peace in any circumstance. Learn how to overome anxiety and enjoy every season of your life. 010788 $26 US

LIVING BEYOND YOUR FEELINGS

MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS

Hardcover – 352 pp. In her New York Times bestseller, Joyce will show you how to keep your emotions from getting the best of you. 005793 Hardcover – 352 pp. $22.99 US

4 Teachings on CD When emotions try to take control, use God’s Word to overcome! This series will teach you how to keep a peaceful perspective no matter what. 000564 $26 US

THE GIFT OF EVERYDAY JOY

EMOTIONAL HEALING

4 Teachings on CD Don’t settle for temporary happiness. Let God transform your “ordinary” into His extraordinary and show you the promise of each new day. It’s a part of His amazing plan for your life, and it includes having joy every step of the way! 009044 $26 US

1 Teaching on DVD Are your hurts so deep that you don’t want to deal with them? Don’t keep pushing your pain aside. Learn how to take those first courageous steps toward emotional healing. 002502 $15 US


MORE GREAT RESOURCES

Phoenix

UNSHAKEABLE TRUST

UNSHAKEABLE TRUST STUDY GUIDE

THE JOY OF TRUSTING GOD

100 INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

Hardcover – 272 pp. In Joyce’s recent book, she shares the secrets to living a life of complete and total dependence on God. From her own experience and inspiration from God’s Word, Joyce shows you how to trust Him in every situation. 010079 Hardcover - 272 pp. $24 US

Study Guide – 160 pp. Regardless of your past pain or current circumstances, the insights in this companion study guide can lead you to the joy-filled life, Jesus came to give you. Others may have let you down, but God never will. 010081 $13.99 US

2 Teachings on CD Learning to trust God completely is the fail-proof way to have continual hope, perfect peace and joy that strengthens your soul. Dig in to these inspirational messages and begin living with unshakeable trust in Him all the time, in everything. 011596 $14 US

Hardcover - 204 pp. Find many of Joyce’s familiar sayings, along with the scriptures that inspired them, to help keep you focused on God’s Word. These practical words of wisdom will make a positive impact on your day. 010333 $15 US

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$13.99 US

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St Paul MAKING GOOD HABITS, BREAKING BAD HABITS

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD

ONE LIFE

THE PATH TO GOD’S PURPOSE

1 Teaching on DVD Joyce shares her personal testimony —an awe-inspiring account of God’s love and faithfulness, and a reassuring message for anyone who needs restoration in their life. Includes English and Spanish subtitles. 005902 $15 US

8 Teachings on CD Discover all we have in Christ to live the abundant life He died to give us! Each message shared by Joyce, Beth Moore and Christine Caine, encouraged every woman attending the 2016 Love Life Women’s Conference, to truly experience God’s tailor-made destiny for them. 009287 $40 US

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4 Teachings on CD We all need guidance & protection, Hardcover – 208 pp. Start the process of building good & Jesus is our “Good Shepherd.” In habits into your daily life—one this series, Joyce reveals the nature of God as our provider, protector, healthy choice at a time! 006745 Hardcover – 208 pp. $19.99 US and Shepherd in Psalm 23. 008577 $26 US Also available in Spanish... 006807 Paperback – 208 pp. $13.99 US

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HOW TO SURVIVE CHANGE

USING YOUR TIME WISELY

LAUGH!

WINNING THE WAITING GAME

4 Teachings on CD This series will help you understand the process of change and how you can make the most of your transition time. 008988 $26 US

4 Teachings on CD Joyce shares how to accomplish what’s most important so your life is more peaceful and less stressed. You can live your life to the fullest with God’s help! 008029 $26 US

1 Teaching on DVD This DVD is filled with laugh-outloud moments from Joyce’s conferences, including unconventional teaching examples and hilarious real-life stories from Joyce’s life, plus a few onstage interruptions from her husband, Dave. Includes English and Spanish subtitles. 006902 $15 US

1 Teaching on CD Winning control over your soul — your mind, will, and emotions — isn’t always easy, but if you want to develop the fruit of the Spirit — in particular, patience — and enjoy the life Jesus died to give you, it’s worth the effort. No pain, no gain! 009958 $8 US

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO BELIEVE?

21 WAYS TO FINDING PEACE AND HAPPINESS

GOD’S GREATEST GIFTS

THE FEARSOME FOUR

Paperback - 144 pp. A life in Christ includes three powerful gifts—His Word, His name, and His blood. Joyce explains the nature of these gifts in a simple yet profound way, and why they make a difference in your life. 009007 $13.99 US

4 Teachings on CD Satan tries to destroy our faith using four basic weapons: fear, guilt, worry and insecurity. Discover the power you have in Christ to overcome “the fearsome four” and keep the devil under your feet. 005727 $26 US

Paperback – 208 pp. In this faith-building book, Joyce helps you gain stability and peace by learning to view your circumstances in light of who God is. 007275 $7 US

Paperback - 304 pp. If you knew the steps to take to have a life filled with peace, would you take them? Well get ready, because Joyce has 21 practical steps for you to experience greater peace—with God, yourself and others. 000168 $15 US


2018 JOYCE MEYER MINISTRIES CONFERENCE TOUR

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FREE admission! (So bring a friend!)

Experience it yourself. Spend your Friday and Saturday with Joyce! Inspiring teaching, heartfelt worship and encouraging behind-the-scenes moments. Make plans now. Each session is different!

FOR MORE INFO, VISIT joycemeyer.org/conference

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’s Joyce t s e New ! Book

Stop going through the motions, and discover God’s best for your life!

In her newest book, Joyce shares inspirational insights from God’s Word to help you add love, laughter and meaning to your life today. Change the course of your life and discover the joy of living a life you love!

$22 /$28 CAD Hardcover by Joyce Meyer Also available in Spanish

Order your copy today at joycemeyer.org/living or call (800) 727-9673/Canada (800) 868-1002 Look for it wherever books are sold. Study Guide also available.

Joyce Meyer Ministries - Enjoying Everyday Life | Spring 2018  
Joyce Meyer Ministries - Enjoying Everyday Life | Spring 2018