Joel Osteen Quotes

Quote

I didn't try to copy my dad or fit into the pressure or the mold that everybody tried to make me fit into.

Joel Osteen in Me, Pressure, Try

Explore Inspirational Quotes


I didn't try to copy my dad or fit into the pressure or the mold that everybody tried to make me fit into.

Joel Osteen

My dad had a church of 90 people when I was born. It was just, over the years it continued to grow.

Joel Osteen

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

When my dad founded our church, he used either a globe or a map of the world behind him. It was symbolic of what Christ said: to go forth and preach hope to the world. We believe in the cross, but we just continued with the globe.

Joel Osteen

I'm trying to make God more relevant in our society.

Joel Osteen

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

To me, it's OK to have differences. But we don't have to be mad about it. You know? And I think that's where sometimes we get so passionate that we - you know, it turns into anger.

Joel Osteen

Prospering just doesn't have to do with money.

Joel Osteen

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

Joel Osteen

I believe God's keeping the records, and I believe you will be rewarded even in this life. Somehow, some way, God will make it up to you. It may be He protected you from an accident you never knew. You can't give God something without God giving you more

Joel Osteen

See, when you drive home today, you've got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you've got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what's happened in your past is n

Joel Osteen

I believe God wants you to have money to pay your bills, send your kids to college and do charity work and build orphanages. There's the teaching that we're supposed to be poor to show that we're humble. I don't buy that. I think we're supposed to be lead

Joel Osteen

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

Joel Osteen

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?

Joel Osteen

Isn't it funny how babies laugh a lot? I read a toddler, a young child laughs 300 times a day. The average adult laughs, like, four times a day. God put it in them. He put the laugh in us, but I think sometimes we let life get us down, you know, have bad

Joel Osteen