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Wikipedia Summary for Joel Osteen

Joel Scott Osteen (born March 5, 1963) is an American multimillionaire pastor, televangelist, businessman and author, based in Houston, Texas. As of 2018, Osteen's televised sermons were seen by approximately 10 million viewers in the US and several million more in over 100 countries weekly. Osteen has also written several best-selling books.

Don't miss a great season of your life wishing you had more, complaining about what you can't do. The real joy in life is in the simple things.

--Joel Osteen

You were created to excel. There's no limit to how high you can go in life. Keep stretching to the next level.

--Joel Osteen

No matter how many times you get knocked down, keep getting back up. God sees your resolve. He sees your determination. And when you do everything you can do, that's when God will step in and do what you can't do.

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Faith is all about trusting God even when you don't understand His plan.

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Don't use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe.

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If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you just can't wait to see what kind of day you'll have. You have to decide what kind of day you'll have.

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Yes, I know some days are more difficult than others. But if you program your mind in a positive way, you won't have to drag through certain days just hoping to get to Friday so you can finally enjoy life.

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They make up their minds on Fridays to enjoy their lives more.

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Other people's opinions do not determine your potential.

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The bigger your obstacle, the bigger your future. Don't get discouraged, keep moving forward.

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When you release your faith in uncommon ways, you'll see God do uncommon things.

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You can't hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.

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You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out.

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Stay the course. keep believing. You may be tired discouraged and tempted tobe frustrated but don't give up on your future.

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You will never go beyond the barriers in your own mind. If you think you can't do something, then you never will.

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Winning is in your DNA. The most high God breathed His life into you. You've got what it takes. This is your time. This is your moment. Shake off doubts, shake off fear and insecurity, and get ready for favor, get ready for increase, get ready for the fullness of your destiny. You can, you will!

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When God puts love and compassion in your heart toward someone, He's offering you an opportunity to make a difference in that person's life. You must learn to follow that love. Don't ignore it. Act on it. Somebody needs what you have.

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Don't use your words to describe the situation. Use your words to change the situation.

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Don't let where you are be an excuse not to grow.

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There's a lot of negative things trying to pull people down, and I think people respond when you tell them that hey, there are good things up ahead.

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You will become what you believe. The truth is, I am what I am today because of what I believed about myself yesterday. And I will be tomorrow what I believe about myself right now.

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I just want to continue to grow and be open to what God wants to do. I guess my main goal is just to continue to reach people the best I can, hopefully help impact their lives and just change culture for better.

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Your job is not to judge. Your job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. Your job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to heal the hurting.

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When Christmas doesn't fit your expectations of what the perfect holiday should be, think about how Joseph and Mary probably didn't think that manger was the perfect place for their child to be born. but look at what a perfect Christmas that turned out to be.

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If you're going to do anything great in life, there will be opposition, setbacks, delays and critics. When you have big dreams, you're going to have big challenges.

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God loves to use ordinary people just like you and me, faults and all, to do extraordinary things.

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God honors obedience, and He has distinct plans for us. I think the dreams that God puts in our hearts, we can fulfill. He's equipped us for that.

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God's dream is that you have an abundance, that you be totally out of debt, pay your house off, pay your credit cards off, and have so much overflow that you can be a blessing to everyone around you!

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I think faith is incredible important because you will become overwhelmed with what's happening and you will have waves of grief, but when you turn to your faith, I believe God will give you waves of grace to get through it.

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Some things you can only learn in the struggle. When it's easy, when everything is going your way, that doesn't take any faith.

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If it's not meeting a need, turn it into a seed. Remember, we will reap what we sow. When you do good for other people, that's when God is going to make sure that His abundant blessings overtake you.

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You will never rise above the image you have of yourself in your own mind.

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If you can be a blessing to somebody else, you're sowing a seed for God to help you.

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Wake up every morning with a thankful attitude. Expect something good to happen in your life today.

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When you believe, it activates God's power.

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I am the sum total of what I have been confessing through the years.

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Bad habits are easy to develop but difficult to live with. Good habits are difficult to develop, but easy to live with. If you are willing to be uncomfortable for little while, so you can press past the initial pain of change, in the long run, your life will be much better.

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God's way is better than your way. His plan is bigger than your plan. His dream for your life is more rewarding, more fulfilling, better than you've ever dreamed of. Now stay open and let God do it His way.

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One study says that 90 percent of our everyday behavior is based on our habits... That means how we treat people, how we spend our money, what we watch, what we listen to -- 90 percent of the time, we're on autopilot. We do what we've always done.

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Some of you had big dreams, but you had some disappointments and now you think it's over. But God is saying, Begin again.

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My daddy tried to get me up to speak for the 17 years that I worked behind the scenes, but I never had the desire. Naturally, I was nervous and kind of shy. I just didn't want to do it.

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If you'll dare to take your mind off your troubles, get your mind off your own needs and, instead, seek to be a blessing to other people, God will do more for you than you could even ask or think.

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Quit worrying about people that are trying to hold you back. God knows how to move the wrong people out of your life and bring the right people in. He knows how to prepare you to Break Out.

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We have to remember, when we forgive we're not doing it just for the other person, we're doing it for our own good. When we hold on to unforgiveness and we live with grudges in our hearts, all we're doing is building walls of separation.

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No matter what's happening, choose to be happy. Don't focus on what's wrong. Find something positive in your life. Thank God for the small things.

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No matter how long it's been, no matter how impossible it looks, if you'll stay in faith, your time is coming.

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Too often we make the mistake of remembering what we should forget-our hurts, failures and disappointments -and we forget what we should remember-our victories, accomplishments and the times we have made it through.

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Nothing in life has happened to you. It's happened for you. Every disappointment. Every wrong. Even every closed door has helped make you into who you are.

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Too often we judge people based on our own backgrounds and experiences, but when you understand people's stories, it's easier to understand their demeanor.

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It's always darkest before the dawn. The bigger your challenge, the closer you are to your victory.

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At the start of each new day, remind yourself: I am talented. I am creative. I am greatly favored by God. I am equipped. I am well able. I will see my dreams come to pass.

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Slow down and enjoy the journey right now. Take time for the people in your life. They won't always be there.

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It's vital that you accept yourself and learn to be happy with who God made you to be. If you want to truly enjoy your life, you must be at peace with yourself.

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You only have so much emotional energy each day. Don't fight battles that don't matter.

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This is not the time to shrink back in fear. Move forward in faith. Get up every morning knowing you are gifted.

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Your situation may look impossible, but don't ever rule out the favor of God.

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I don't know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope. Causing people to have better relationships. I'm not leading them to some false God or something like that.

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We deal with people that are going through divorces and that are facing life-threatening illnesses, and I'm giving them hope. And to me, I don't think there's anything lite about that.

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Check your spiritual birth certificate, you were made in the mighty image of God.

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Let's start affecting our whole city, and maybe we can affect the whole nation, the whole world. I'd like to affect it with the fact that God is a good God and He's on your side and He's got a good plan for you and when you put your hand in His, great things can happen.

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God is a good God, and that he's on our side, and that he has great things in store and I believe that as we receive the forgiveness that Christ came and was born and died to give us, then we can live a great life.

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You've got to believe that God is in control of your life. It may be a tough time but you've got to believe that God has a reason for it and he's going to make everything good.

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There is a place that God has specifically designed for you where all your needs will be supplied, where you'll be happy and fulfilled, and where you'll be using your gifts and talents to the full.

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Jesus didn't go around condemning people. The Bible says it's the goodness of God that leads people to repentance.

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You don't have to have a great gift for God to use it in a great way.

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Put your shoulders back, hold your head up high knowing that the same power that raised Christ from the dead lives on the inside of you.

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At times we're going to get angry. Anger is an emotion God built into us. But we don't have to blow up and say hurtful things that are going to damage our relationships. Learn to take a step back, collect your thoughts, and think about what you want to say.

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I'm not perfect, but I think that I've done good to stay focused on what I'm called to do.

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God wants to increase you financially, by giving you promotions, fresh ideas and creativity.

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Father, I desire to please You in everything I do. I declare that You are good and faithful. I trust You with my whole heart and believe that You are a rewarder of those who diligently seek You. I bless You and honor You today in Jesus' name. Amen.

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Sometimes you face difficulties not because you're doing something wrong, but because you're doing something right.

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You may have failed, but you are not a failure. That's what you did. That's not who you are.

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Our goal should be that we're going to live life to the fullest, pursuing our passions and dreams, and when it comes our time to go, we will have used as much of our potential as possible.

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The creator of the universe is lining up things in my favour.

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When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.

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You can become all God created you to be even if you've had difficulties, even if you weren't born into a good, loving family, God still has a plan for your life.

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We're going to bring our core message of hope and how God is a good God who's on our side.

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I'm for everybody. You may not agree with me, but to me it's not my job to try to straighten everybody out. The Gospel is called the good news. My message is a message of hope, that's God's message for you. You can live a good life no matter what's happened to you.

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You don't need everyone to help you. You just need one touch of favor, and you will accomplish in a split second what could have taken your whole lifetime.

--Joel Osteen

Your life may have taken a detour, but God is still on the throne. He has brought you this far, and sooner or later, your peace will be restored.

--Joel Osteen

If you will focus on meeting other people's needs, God will always make sure your needs are supplied. God will take care of your problems for you.

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I think sometimes you just lose your focus, and I think that's easy to do when you start getting more fame, more money, more power.

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Seeds of discouragement cannot take root in a grateful heart.

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If they left you, you didn't need them. If they walked away, they weren't part of your destiny.

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I guess no matter how hard you try, you can't escape your past.

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Your past does not determine who you are. Your past prepares you for who you are to become.

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God has put people in your life on purpose, Don't live to get, live to give.

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God has already lined up the right people for you, people that will inspire you, challenge you and motivate you. If you'll let go of the wrong people, then the right people will show up.

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Don't just look for your miracle. Become someone else's miracle.

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You don't know why God has put that person in your path. It's not a coincidence. He's strategically lined up every person, every detail and every step of your life. Now do your part -- don't miss an opportunity to do good for others.

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You're not really free until you're free from trying to please everybody.

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Don't think small when you pray. God has a way to bring your dreams to pass if you'll dare to be bold enough to ask.

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I know what's in my future is greater than what's in my past so I am pressing forward in life.

--Joel Osteen

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