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Wilderness Mentalities

Joyce Meyer

Course Overview

Wilderness Mentalities goes to the heart of Christian victory and living in the promises of God. Joyce Meyer’s openness and humor will bless you and help you understand why her ministry is so loved around the world.

In this course, Joyce Meyer shares her personal journey of finding life in God’s Word and being called to preach after being baptized in the Holy Spirit. She discusses various Wilderness Mentalities that can hinder one’s spiritual growth and fulfillment of God’s plan. These mentalities include the need to renew the mind, take responsibility for one’s life, embrace challenges, maintain a godly attitude during suffering, develop patience and contentment, avoid blame-shifting, overcome impatience, and shift from self-centeredness to unselfishness. Joyce emphasizes the importance of trusting God’s timing, facing truth for personal growth, embracing one’s identity in Christ, and avoiding destructive emotions like jealousy and stubborn rebellion. Through these insights, she encourages listeners to step boldly into the Promised Land of God’s abundant blessings.

What You’ll Learn

  • Overcome your past
  • Take responsibililty
  • Do hard things
  • Stop complaining
  • Patience
  • Longsuffering
  • Overcome self-pity
  • Deserving of God’s blessing
  • Stop comparing yourself with others
  • Letting go of pride


1. Mindsets, Vision and Responsibility

In this session, Joyce Meyer, shares her journey of finding life in God’s Word and being called to preach after being baptized in the Holy Spirit. She emphasizes the importance of renewing the mind, overcoming wilderness mentalities, and taking responsibility for one’s life to experience the fullness of God’s plan and blessings.

2. Responsibility and Trials

This session discusses two more wilderness mentalities. The second mentality highlights the need to take responsibility for personal growth and actions, urging individuals to mature and take charge of their lives. The third mentality addresses the desire for an easy path, emphasizing the importance of embracing challenges as opportunities for growth and trust in God’s guidance.

3. Grumbling and Impatience

This session focuses on two more wilderness mentalities. The fourth mentality addresses the need to maintain a godly attitude during suffering and avoid grumbling and complaining. The fifth mentality discusses the importance of developing patience, humbleness, and contentment, as these qualities are essential for God’s blessings and growth in difficult circumstances.

4. Impatience and the Victim Mentality

This session discusses two more wilderness mentalities. The fifth mentality addresses the wrong attitude of impatience and the importance of developing patience and trusting God’s timing. The sixth mentality focuses on avoiding the tendency to shift blame and take responsibility for one’s behavior, learning to embrace the truth and guidance of the Spirit.

5. The Victim Mentality and Self-Pity

This session delves into two more wilderness mentalities. The sixth mentality focuses on avoiding the tendency to evade real issues, shift blame, and not take responsibility for one’s behavior, emphasizing the importance of facing truth for personal growth. The seventh mentality addresses the dangers of self-pity and self-centeredness, encouraging a shift towards living an unselfish life to sow seeds of love and compassion for a more powerful and purposeful existence.

6. Self-Worth

This session addresses wilderness mentality #8, which involves feeling unworthy of God’s blessings due to a poor self-image. It emphasizes the need to receive God’s grace and embrace our identity in Christ, boldly stepping into the Promised Land of His abundant blessings.

7. Comparison, Stubbornness, and Rebellion

In this session, we address wilderness mentalities #9 and #10. #9 focuses on jealousy, envy, and comparison, emphasizing the need to embrace individuality and avoid destructive emotions. #10 addresses stubbornness and rebellion, warning against doing things our own way rather than obeying God.

Course Preview

Wilderness Mentalities

Brad Andrews sits down with Dr. Berin Gilfillan to discuss the wildnress mentalities that can so easily hinder us.

About the Instructor

Joyce Meyer

Joyce Meyer is an author, speaker, television host, and one of the world’s leading Bible teachers. She is a New York Times bestselling author of Battlefield of the Mind. She is the president of Joyce Meyer Ministries, which she founded along with her husband, Dave. Through her ministry, Joyce teaches on a number of topics with a particular focus on how the Word of God applies to our everyday lives. Her candid communication style allows her to share openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives. Joyce is also the host of the television shows Enjoying Everyday Life, which has been on the air since 1993, and Everyday Answers with Joyce Meyer. In 2005, Time magazine ranked her as one of the “Most Influential Evangelicals in America.”

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