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120 Inspirational Joel Osteen Quotes



In this post you will find 120 Inspirational Joel Osteen Quotes.


Joel Osteen Quotes


“You can be happy where you are.”


“Life’s a fight. It’s a good fight of faith.”


“God wants to bless us where we are.”


“God’s desire is that we excel.”


“You are victors, not victims!”


“I don’t have all the answers.”


“God always wants us to be growing.”


“I really believed that fear is contagious.”


“The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift.”


“If you don’t set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.”


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


“You’ll never rise any higher than the way you see yourself.”


“If you give, you will be blessed.”


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


“Do all you can to make your dreams come true.”


“God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.”


“You have enough people against you… be for yourself.”


“People in tough times – it doesn’t mean they don’t have a great attitude.”


“God wants you to be a winner, not a whiner.”


“You are strong, blessed, healthy, redeemed. You are God’s masterpiece.”


“I don’t like to beat people down. They need to be lifted up.”


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


“Let go of offence. Let go of fear. Let go of revenge. Don’t live angry, let go now!”


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


“Sometimes we’re waiting for other people to change, but God is waiting for us to change.”


“We were old sinners – but when we came to Christ, we are not sinners anymore.”


“God wants to bless you in such a way that people notice. He wants to show out in your life.”


“Every setback means you’re one step closer to seeing the dream come to pass.”


“In difficult times, we’re not supposed to quit believing; we’re not supposed to quit growing.”


“I try to look on all the great things God’s done, and not focus on the negative. It’s a perspective.”


“God doesn’t require us to be perfect. All He asks is that we keep trying and taking steps to improve.”


“Everybody is going to have their critics. It’s easy to get discouraged in life.”


“Keep in mind that you’ll have true happiness, true fulfillment, not living to get but living to give.”


“You cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.”


“Pass the test of being grateful for the small things and big things will be released in your life.”


“The more people try to push you down; the higher God will take you. That’s the way God is.”


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


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


“Don’t worry about your future or how you’re going to accomplish a dream. God has already lined up what you need.”


“Sometimes you need faith and victory spoken over your life. Words have created power. When you receive them into your spirit, they can ignite seeds of increase on the inside.”


“No matter who does you wrong, you don’t have to stay defeated. Disappointments are inevitable, but misery is optional.”


“Life’s too short to spend it trying to keep others happy. You can’t please everyone. To fulfill your destiny, stay true to your heart.”


“Your dream may look impossible, but God said blessings will chase you down. Ask big. Take the limits off of God.”


“You were not created to just get by with an average, unrewarding, or unfulfilling life. God created you to leave your mark on this generation.”


“You don’t have to worry or be stressed out. Stay in peace. God is directing your steps. He controls the universe.”


“Don’t grow accustomed to living with less, doing less, and being less to the point that you eventually sit back and accept it.”


“You can’t have a blessed day thinking about who offended you and what didn’t work out. Think on the positive things.”


“The truth is, somebody is always talking about you, so you have to let it go… if it’s not a part of your God-given destiny.”


“You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence.”


“Don’t go into the new year holding a grudge from last year. Leave the hurts and disappointments behind.”


“God is called the author and finisher of our faith. He’s not only given you grace to start, He’s given you grace to finish.”


“The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.”


“If you live in the past, you’ll get stuck where you are. What’s in your past is not nearly as important as what is in your future.”


“There is a winner in you. You were created to be successful, to accomplish your goals, to leave your mark on this generation. You have greatness in you. The key is to get it out.”


“When the negative thoughts come – and they will; they come to all of us – it’s not enough to just not dwell on it… You’ve got to replace it with a positive thought.”


“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.”


“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.”


“Don’t get upset when there’s a detour on the way to your destiny. Keep a good attitude and it will all work out.”


“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.”


“In the dark places, we prove to God what we’re really made of. You have to be faithful when things aren’t going your way.”


“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.”


“Successful people don’t waste their time looking at what others are doing, they’re too busy focusing on their own goals.”


“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.”


“All of us can look back and see things that should have defeated us. You’re still standing. That’s the goodness of God.”


“It doesn’t matter who likes you or doesn’t like you, all that matters are that God likes you. He accepts you, he approves of you.”


“That setback may have been meant to stop you, but if you’ll stay in faith, God’s going to use it to increase you.”


“Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.”


“It takes determination to see a dream come to pass. The question is not will you start, but will you finish.”


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


“God is not as concerned about our comfort as He is our purpose. Sometimes He shakes things up to get us to our destiny.”


“I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.”


“You’ve been armed with strength for every battle. The forces that are for you are greater than forces against you.”


“Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”


“Time is more valuable than money. We can make more money but we can’t make more time. Use your time wisely.”


“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.”


“God is more interested in changing us than changing our circumstances. He loves you too much to let you stay where you are.”


“The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To life a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that’s really the essence of the Christian faith.”


“Difficulties are a setup for God to do something greater. Setbacks are a setup for God to move you toward your destiny.”


“There’s plenty about God that I don’t understand and can’t explain. But I come back to my core belief that God is good, that He’s for us.”


“Too often we get frustrated by difficulties. But you have to realize, you can’t have a harvest without a few weeds.”


“I think sometimes the critics want me to beat people down, and that’s not in me. I want to lift people up.”


“While waiting for things to change, don’t be discontent with where you are. Learn to enjoy the season that you’re in.”


“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.”


“Time spent worrying drains your energy – it makes you weaker. You were created to live a peace-filled life.”


“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.”


“See every adversity, every disappointment in a new light: it’s not there to defeat you; it’s there to make you better.”


“I always want to listen to people and receive good criticism, but I just don’t have to answer to them; I have to answer to God.”


“No one can offend you without your permission. They can say whatever they want, but you have the right to ignore it.”


“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.”


“It’s easy to go through life offended and carrying around baggage. One of the best things you can do is drop it. Let it go.”


“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.”


“When you’re really believing, when you’re in peace, you’re showing God by your actions that you trust Him.”


“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.”


“None of us like difficulties. If we had a choice, we wouldn’t go through them, but challenges prepare you for your future.”


“Just because something didn’t work out your way, or somebody disappointed you, that does not change who you are.”


“Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.”


“Make the decision and say, “I’m not letting that worry in. I’m done being upset when my plans don’t work out. I’m not letting that stress in.” Negative thoughts will still come to your mind, but you don’t have to let them into your spirit.”


“Don’t live worried, frustrated or upset because of what somebody did or what didn’t work out. Come back to a place of peace. It’s not going to work against you; it’s going to work for you.”


“Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?”


“It is a hard thing to let go of mistakes we’ve made and sins. God wants us to do that because He knows the guilt and the condemnation will keep us from becoming who He has created us to be.”


“Don’t settle in the land of barely enough. That is where you are, it is not who you are. That’s your location, it’s not your identity. No matter what it looks like, have an abundant mentality.”


“When you go through enough dark places, you don’t complain about little things. You don’t lose your joy because you got stuck in traffic; you don’t get offended because a coworker was rude to you. You’ve been through too much to let that sour you.”


“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.”


“Any of us can be happy and have a good attitude when everything is going our way. But I believe it’s the real test of your character and of your faith to say, ‘Things are not going our way, but I’m still being good to people; I’m still attending church; I still have a good attitude.”


“Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment. It’s good to have a big – picture outlook, to set goals, to establish budgets and make plans, but if you’re always living in the future, you’re never really enjoying the present in the way God wants you to.”


“Keep in mind, hurting people often hurt other people as a result of their own pain. If somebody is rude and inconsiderate, you can almost be certain that they have some unresolved issues inside. They have some major problems, anger, resentment, or some heartache they are trying to cope with or overcome. The last thing they need is for you to make matters worse by responding angrily.”


“If you want success, if you want wisdom, if you want to be prosperous and healthy, you’re going to have to do more than meditate and believe; you must boldly declare words of faith and victory over yourself and your family.”


“I want to challenge you today to get out of your comfort zone. You have so much incredible potential on the inside. God has put gifts and talents in you that you probably don’t know anything about.”


“I believe that God’s dream is that we be successful in our careers, and that we be able to send our kids to college. I don’t mean that everyone is going to be rich, and I preach a lot on blooming where you’re planted. But I don’t have the mindset that money is a bad thing.”


“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.”


“You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors… What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you’d come to closed door number eight and you’d think, ‘Great, I got another one out of the way’ Keep moving forward.”


“I purposely don’t talk about money, because people are already skeptical about TV preachers. But I do say that I want you to be blessed. To me, prosperity is having health, having great children, having peace, good relationships. It’s not about the money.”


“It’s easy to get negative because you get beat down. You go through a few disappointments and it’s easy to stay in that negative frame of mind. Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is a whole cliche, but your attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.”


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