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Mormonism is a little different, but I still see them as brothers in Christ.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You are victors, not victims!

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You have enough people against you... be for yourself.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

A lot of psychological principles and even medical principles, you see them coming around to what the Bible said hundreds of years ago: a merry heart is good like a medicine.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I believe God gives you the grace to do what you need to do.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You may make some mistakes -- but that doesn't make you a sinner. You've got the very nature of God on the inside of you.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If we're going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

We need to, you know, restore people. We need to show mercy. I mean, because as much mercy as you show people, that's the mercy you're going to be receiving.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I've always been very happy. I've always been easy going and I've always been very encouraging; it's just my personality.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

My message is that God is a good God.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If you give, you will be blessed.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Every day is a gift from God. There's no guarantee of tomorrow, so that tells me to see the good in this day to make the most of it.

--Joel Osteen




photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You cannot let where you are today cause you to get stuck. I'm going to be my best right now. That's what faith is all about.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I'm not the judge. You know, God didn't tell me to go around judging everybody.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Most people already know what they're doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

The greatest difficulty always comes right before the birth of a dream.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I really believed that fear is contagious.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If you are against yourself, you will never reach your highest potential. And when you criticize yourself, you're criticizing God.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I'm going to let God be the judge of who goes to heaven and hell.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If you don't let people flourish in their jobs, why are they going to stay?

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Sometimes what works 40 years ago doesn't work today.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

When you give up yourself, that's when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that's giving that's serving others and that's when you feel fulfilled.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

So many people are looking at what's wrong, and I try to encourage them to look at what's right in their life. A lot of people have it a lot worse than you do.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.

--Joel Osteen


photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Sometimes we look at gay being a bigger sin than being proud or not telling the truth. I don't think God categorizes sins.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.

--Joel Osteen



photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.

--Joel Osteen




photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I think how you start the day many times determines what kind of day you're going to have.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Prospering just doesn't have to do with money.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Gays are some of the nicest, kindest, most loving people in the world.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Only God can look at somebody's heart.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Let go of offence. Let go of fear. Let go of revenge. Don't live angry, let go now!

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I think God gives every one of us our own will, and unfortunately, some people choose to do evil things with it.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I'm not trying to follow a set of rules and stuff. I'm just living my life.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I'm not for gay marriage, but I'm not for discriminating against people.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

God didn't make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

The death of my father is probably the biggest thing that I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

A lot of churches have not moved with the times.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Why don't you start believing that no matter what you have or haven't done, that your best days are still out in front of you.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

In difficult times, we're not supposed to quit believing; we're not supposed to quit growing.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

God's got you in the palm of His hand. You won't leave one second before your time. If God wants you to be here, then you're going to be here.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I feel like my message is to let people know that God is a good God, that He's on their side, and no matter what happens, He has a great plan for them.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

I don't focus on the critics. Everyone who is making any difference in any field has critics. As long as I feel like I'm doing what I'm supposed to be doing, then I don't worry about it.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

It's in the difficult times that we're growing and you can't just rebuke everything hard. We've got to endure it and fight the good fight of faith and pass the test.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

It doesn't matter who likes you or doesn't like you, all that matters is that God likes you. He accepts you, he approves of you.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If you want to reap financial blessings, you have to sow financially.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Faith activates God -- Fear activates the Enemy.

--Joel Osteen


photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

If we say it long enough eventually we're going to reap a harvest. We're going to get exactly what we're saying.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

Life's a fight. It's a good fight of faith.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

God wants to bless us where we are.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won't receive the good things God has in store.

--Joel Osteen
photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

You're going to go through tough times -- that's life. But I say, 'Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.' See the positive in negative events.

--Joel Osteen

photo of author Joel Osteen with quote

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.

--Joel Osteen

We wish you a perfect day!