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Joel Osteen Quotes on Faith: 10 Memorable Statements From the Christian Evangelist

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As expected, Pastor Joel Osteen is big on having faith. In his job, seeing what he has seen, he would need it to keep going. Here are 10 quotes from him that show just how deeply his faith runs.

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From an interview with Zach Quaintance from The Monitor Osteen talks about faith, "You have to turn it around and say 'God still has a great plan for my life. I may not understand things that happen, but faith is all about trusting when you don't understand it."

"God works where there's an attitude of faith. I believe faith is all about hope," is how he explained how faith and hope are related, during an interview for the Wall Street Journal and Beliefnet.

In the same interview, he described how important faith is to him by saying, "That's my thing - keep filled with faith. Keep doing what you can do and I believe God will do what you can't do."

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Time magazine quotes Osteen on faith as saying, "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 doors."

When asked by Forbes magazine about the growth of megachurches in the past 30 years, Osteen explained it by saying, "Maybe it's just where we are in America today, and it's just an outgrowth of 30 years of people being faithful to their faith …"

In his book, "Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential," Osteen discusses the benefits of perseverance. "No matter how many times you get knocked down, keep getting back up. 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."

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In discussing comparisons between himself and his late father, Lakewood Church founder John Osteen, Joel Osteen has gone on record as saying, "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."

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As expected, Pastor Joel Osteen is big on having faith. In his job, seeing what he has seen, he would need it to keep going. Here are 10 quotes from him that show just how deeply his faith runs.
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