Joel Osteen Quotes.
Don’t use your words to describe the situation. Use your words to change the situation.
I try to live what I teach. A lot of things come against us in life, but we should try to find something to be grateful for, and see each day as a gift.
Indeed, it is as important to learn how to receive a blessing as it is to be willing to give one.
When people are around us, they should leave better off than they were previously. Rather than feeling discouraged or defeated, people should feel challenged and inspired after spending any time with you and me.
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.
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.
God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.
The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.
A lot of people have it a lot worse than you do.
Well I think a lot of times we’re putting things off and I’m going to do it later. I’m going to break this bad habit or I’m going to pursue this dream or I’m going to treat my spouse better.
The greatest difficulty always comes right before the birth of a dream.
Sometimes we look at gay being a bigger sin than being proud or not telling the truth. I don’t think God categorizes sins.
It seems like when I was growing up there was more compromise, wanting to work with each other, and I think all of them – all of the lawmakers – have hearts to do what’s right, and they all are passionate about it.
My parents were the same in the pulpit as they were at home. I think that’s where a lot of preachers’ kids get off base sometimes. Because they don’t see the same things at both places.
You may never get to that perfect world that you’re waiting for where everything’s going to be perfect and you got that much money and your house paid off.
I’m honest enough to say I don’t know everything. You know, I don’t. I don’t understand all of God. I don’t understand, you know, some kind of why bad things happen.
I don’t want to just preach to the church. I feel like I have a broader message.