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30 inspiring Joel Osteen quotes – How to live a life of victory

We’ve compiled inspirational quotes from Joel Osteen who is the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church, the largest church in America.

Osteen televised sermons are seen by over 7 monthly  weekly in over 100 countries.

Top 30 Joel Osteen Quotes 

1. “If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.” – Joel Osteen

2. “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.” – Joel Osteen

3. “Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.” – Joel Osteen

4. “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.” – Joel Osteen

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

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

7. “If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose.” – Joel Osteen

8. “What you are dwelling on, that’s what you’re attracting. Have a positive mindset.” – Joel Osteen

9. “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.” – Joel Osteen

10. “Don’t make excuses, don’t blame the past. The rest of your life can be the best of your life!” – Joel Osteen

11. “If nobody else will celebrate you, you need to learn to celebrate yourself!” – Joel Osteen

12. “You can change your world by changing your words… Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.” – Joel Osteen

13. “Keep in mind, just because you don’t know the answer doesn’t mean that one does not exist. You simply haven’t discovered it yet.” – Joel Osteen

14. “Don’t waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.” – Joel Osteen

15. “You’re not really free until you’re free from trying to please everybody.” – Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen working in the office

16. “Do all you can to make your dreams come true.” – Joel Osteen

17. “You will never change what you tolerate.” – Joel Osteen

18. “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 new doors.” – Joel Osteen

19. “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.” – Joel Osteen

20. “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.” – Joel Osteen

21. “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.” – Joel Osteen

22. “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

23. “God will always bring the right people into your life, but you have to let the wrong people walk away.” Joel Osteen

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

25. “Start believing today that things are going to change for the better. Your best days are still out in front of you.” – Joel Osteen

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

27. “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.” – Joel Osteen

28. “Get your mind going in the right direction and you’ll get your life going in the right direction.” – Joel Osteen

29. “If you have your health, if you have people in your life to love, you are blessed. Slow down and enjoy the simple things in life.” – Joel Osteen

30. “There may be times when you just have to love people from a distance.” – Joel Osteen



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