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Joel Osteen – 53 Quotes

 

53 Quotes by Joel Osteen

 

It’s amazing how people will give when you don’t ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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


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

– Joel Osteen


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


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

– 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


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 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


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


I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind, and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate, and I’ve got a lot of that in me as well.

– Joel Osteen


Do all you can to make your dreams come true.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


People define Christianity differently. I think a large portion of our population are Christians, they’re not all growing in their faith, they’re not all active, but I believe that a lot of people believe in Jesus and believe that he is their Lord and Savior.

– Joel Osteen


My biggest hobby is hanging out with my family and kids.

– Joel Osteen


People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


God’s desire is that we excel.

– Joel Osteen


I have always believed in God.

– Joel Osteen


God wants to bless us where we are.

– Joel Osteen


My message is that God is a good God.

– Joel Osteen


Only God can look at somebody’s heart.

– Joel Osteen


I think God’s justice is making wrongs right.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


I say, don’t try to fight your own battles because God will do it.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.

– Joel Osteen


I’ve always been – you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I’m just being who God made me to be.

– Joel Osteen


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


It’s God’s will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty. It’s God’s will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.

– Joel Osteen


I don’t mind saying, you know, that I don’t take a salary from the church, and God has blessed me with more money than I could imagine from my books.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


You can be happy where you are.

– Joel Osteen


On Sundays when I speak, I hopefully give somebody something that they can use the next day at work or at home.

– Joel Osteen


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.

– Joel Osteen


To me, we’re marketing hope.

– Joel Osteen


I don’t know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


Prospering just doesn’t have to do with money.

– Joel Osteen


I’ve never preached one sermon on money, on just finances. I want to stay away from it.

– Joel Osteen


I don’t believe we are supposed to go through life defeated and not having enough money to pay our bills or send our kids to college.

– Joel Osteen


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.

– Joel Osteen


There’s pros and cons of a big church. Cons is I don’t get to know everybody, I don’t get to go to their ballgame, I don’t get to marry everybody, but the pros are you get all this community, 800 ushers come in to serve, getting there at 7 in the morning on their day off and coming in on Saturday to make all those wafers.

– Joel Osteen


I like sports, and I enjoy playing basketball and lifting weights.

– Joel Osteen


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

– Joel Osteen


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