Joel Olsteen quotes

Top Joel Olsteen messages and prayers

Joel Olsteen is an extremely popular American pastor, televangelist, and author, who preaches his ministry out of Houston, Texas. His outreach is quite remarkable, and he’s thought to have a weekly audience of more than 10 million people. Anyone of a Christian faith is likely to take inspiration from his words, as well as the enthusiastic delivery of his message. His career as an author is where we can find much of his quotable work, and his books have no doubt helped countless people to overcome their fears and reach their potential.

Although overtly religious and targeted to the Christian community, many prominent American politicians and household names have openly talked about how inspiring they consider Joel Olsteen to be. Certainly, anyone who has read any of his books or watched his sermons can’t deny that he has an incredible ability to get the best out of people and to help people see the light even in the darkest of times. As such, Joel Olsteen’s quotes are an excellent source of inspiration when you’re looking to bounce back from a setback in life or move on after a difficult period in your life, regardless of the religion that you follow.

  • You weren't created to be average. You were created to excel. You have a destiny to fulfil, an assignment to accomplish.

  • God puts people in our lives on purpose so we can help them succeed and help them become all He created them to be. Most people will not reach their full potential without somebody else believing in them.

  • When you go through a disappointment, when you go through a loss, don’t stop on that page. Keep moving forward. There’s another chapter in front of you, but you have to be willing to walk into it.

  • You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence.

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

  • Keep doing the right. God is building character in you, and you are passing that test. Remember, the greater the struggle, the greater the reward.

  • Stones of judgment, discouragement or doubt may be thrown at you. You can’t stop them, but you can make the choice to keep your walls up and not let them affect you.

  • Pass the test of being grateful for the small things and big things will be released in your life.

  • I have the favor of God. I can do all things through Christ. I am blessed. I’m strong. I’m healthy.

  • God is not as concerned about our comfort as He is our purpose. Sometimes He shakes things up to get us to our destiny.

  • Don't just accept whatever comes your way in life. You were born to win; you were born for greatness; you were created to be a champion in life.

  • There are people in your path just so you can be a blessing to them. Anytime you do good for others, you are sowing a seed for God to be good to you.

  • When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.

  • 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.

  • Your job isn’t to judge. – Your job isn’t to figure out if someone deserves something or decide who is right or wrong. – Your job is to lift the fallen, restore the broken, and heal the hurting.

  • If you will lie about the little things, before long you’ll lie about bigger things.

  • Whatever follows I am will always come looking for you!

  • To live your best life now, you must learn to trust God’s timing, you may not think He’s working, but you can be sure that right now, behind the scenes, God is arranging all the pieces to come together to work out His plan for your life.

  • 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.

  • Friend, there’s no greater investment in life than in being a people builder. Relationships are more important than our accomplishments.