"We were old sinners - but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore."
"A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act."Joel Osteen on Mahatma Gandhi
"God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.'"Joel Osteen on Billy Graham
"We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine."Joel Osteen on Dwight L. Moody
"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song."Joel Osteen on Pope John Paul II
"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake."Joel Osteen on Basil Hume
"It's amazing how people will give when you don't ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."
"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."
"People in tough times - it doesn't mean they don't have a great attitude."
"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."