52 Most Uplifting Joel Osteen Quotes

Joel Scott Osteen, born 5th March 1963 is an American televangelist, speaker theologian, and author who drew huge masses of followers with his positive and simple sermon as well as his best-selling books.

As of 2018, Joel’s televised sermons were watched by about 10 million viewers in the US and millions in over 100 countries weekly. Joel Osteen’s sermons are televised on Channel 128, and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

His debut book Your Best Life Now in 2004 was featured on the New York TimesBest Seller’s List for more than 200 weeks!. In 1999, Joel was installed as the new senior Pastor- Lakewood Church after preaching occasionally on his father’s advice.

Joel meets with over 40,000 people every week to share the word of God and his message of hope is quoted by people including celebrities all over the world. We have compiled his best quotes on God, future, today, power, tough-times faith, health, opportunity encouragement, and many more.

Joel Osteen Quotes

1. “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 door.”– Joel Osteen

2. “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.”– Joel Osteen

3. “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

4. “Bottom line: God will not allow any person to keep you from your destiny. They may be bigger, stronger, or more powerful, but God knows how to shift things around and get you to where you’re supposed to be.”– Joel Osteen

5. “There’s no greater feeling than being able to help people rise higher and overcome something and feel better about themselves.”– Joel Osteen

6. “No matter how many mistakes you’ve made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory.”— Joel Osteen

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7. “God would not have put a dream in your heart if He had not already given you everything you need to fulfill it.”– Joel Osteen

8. “I just think that trusting God means we’re going to have unanswered questions, and God is so much bigger than us, we’re never going to understand them all.”– Joel Osteen

9. “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

10. “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

11. “I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.”– Joel Osteen

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

13. “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

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

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

16. “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

17. “A disagreement or incident involving someone who’s not that important to you, like a guy who cut you off in traffic or a rude cashier, is something that should roll off your shoulders. Save the effort for resolving conflicts with the people you cherish.”– Joel Osteen

18. “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.”– Joel Osteen

19. “When you face adversity, you need to remind yourself that whatever is trying to defeat you could very well be what God will use to promote you.”– Joel Osteen

20. “When you reach out to hurting people, that’s when God is going to make sure your needs are supplied. When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.’– Joel Osteen

21. “Don’t do anything that you wouldn’t feel comfortable reading about in the newspaper the next day.”– Joel Osteen

22.I don’t argue when people say that my message is simple, but I believe Jesus’ message was simple .”– Joel Osteen

23. “Your job is not to judge. Your job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. Your job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to heal the hurting.”– Joel Osteen

24. “If you want to build lifelong, loyal friendships, if you want to build trust, learn to protect your family members and friends even when they make mistakes.”– Joel Osteen

25. “You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.”– Joel Osteen

26. “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

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27. “I believe that God breathed life into every person and that every person is made in the image of God and you have accept them as they are, on their journey. I’m not here to preach hate or push people down.”– Joel Osteen

28. “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

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29 “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.”– Joel Osteen

30 “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.”— Joel Osteen

31. “Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, ‘Boy, those were great old days.’ Well, you know, we’re living in the good old days.”– Joel Osteen

32. “Just because we’re in a STRESSFUL situation doesn’t mean that we have to get stressed out. You may be in the storm. The key is, don’t let the storm get in YOU.”– Joel Osteen

33. “Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment.’– Joel Osteen

34. “We can allow ourselves to develop all sorts of negative conditioned responses. For instance, we get stuck in traffic and almost instantly our blood pressure shoots sky high.”– Joel Osteen

35. “God sees your resolve. He sees your determination. And when you do everything you can do, that’s when God will step in and do what you can’t do.”– Joel Osteen

36. “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.”– Joel Osteen

37. “What God has planned for you does not end in defeat, in failure, in mediocrity, in addiction, in dysfunction. Your story ends in victory.”– Joel Osteen

38. “God has a purpose for you to fulfill, an assignment for you to accomplish. He’s put the right gifts and talents on the inside.”– Joel Osteen

39. “God is looking for you. He’ll keep pursuing you, keep calling you, keep nudging you. He loves you too much to leave you alone. He knows who you are. He breathed His life into you.”– Joel Osteen

40. “Your job is not your source; God is your source. He’s not limited by your salary, by your training, by your connections. He has ways to bless you that you’ve never thought of.”– Joel Osteen

41. “You may not be able to see it, but you have favor in the storm. God is pushing back the forces of darkness. He’s not allowing that trouble to keep you from your purpose.”– Joel Osteen

42. “It’s vital that you accept yourself and learn to be happy with who God made you to be. If you want to truly enjoy your life, you must be at peace with yourself.”– Joel Osteen

43. “As a couple, we are committed to God. We’re going to live a life that honors Him. We will be people of excellence and integrity in all that we do.”– Joel Osteen

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44. “I will look for glimpses of God’s goodness in the little things of my life.”– Joel Osteen

45. “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

46.” In difficult times, we’re not supposed to quit believing; we’re not supposed to quit growing.”– Joel Osteen

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

48. “Whether a person is straight or gay, Republican, Democrat, good person, not a good person, they’re all welcome, because to me, church is a place you’re supposed to get healed and whole and loved.”– Joel Osteen

49. “I know when one door closes God will open up another door. What was meant for my harm God will use to my advantage. I’m not only coming out, I will come out better off than I was before.”– Joel Osteen

50. “One touch of His (God’s) favor can put you fifty years ahead of where you thought you’d be.”– Joel Osteen

51. “The dream in your heart may be bigger than the environment in which you find yourself. Sometimes you have to get out of that environment in order to see that dream fulfilled.”– Joel Osteen

52. “Every time you resist temptation you are winning for your children.”– Joel Osteen

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As a preacher of faith and true happiness, Osteen is an author of some of the best-selling books including Your Best Life Now.  He is an influential person who is loved by many and his word will guide you in the right direction.

Joel carries his aura in spreading the message of hope and the word of God, in general. His focus is on living an obedient and good life. The above inspirational quotes by Joel Osteen will surely impact your life and move our close to God.

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