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Words of Hope and Inspiration with Joel and Victoria Osteen

Words of Hope and Inspiration with Joel and Victoria Osteen

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The Ultimate Victory

posted by joel

In one of our services at Lakewood, Danny Gokey, who previously sang on American Idol, told us about how his wife was born with a heart condition. They did everything they knew in the natural. They prayed that she would […]

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How Do You See God!

posted by joel

There are many different ways that people see God. Some people see Him as a God who is far off, way out there, untouchable, somewhere in the universe. Some people see Him in a very formal way where they have […]

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Don’t Just Think About It, Do It!

posted by victoriaosteen

Scripture tells us in James 5:16 that, “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” That means we have been given the power through prayer to make changes in our lives, in our homes, in our relationships and […]

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Dig a Ditch

posted by joel

In second Kings chapter three, scripture talks about a time when the people were in a serious drought, and there was no sign of relief anywhere in sight. They lived in a valley that didn’t get much rain to begin […]

Adding To Your Life

posted by joel

In scripture, there is a man by the name of Hezekiah. Hezekiah was a good man. He was a leader who loved and honored God and stood for righteousness. He led the people with integrity. In the prime of his […]

Beyond Accusing Voices

posted by victoriaosteen

In the New Testament, there’s a story about a woman who was caught in the act of adultery. The religious leaders of the time had already condemned her in their minds, and their law said that she should be stoned. […]

He’ll Turn Things Around

posted by joel

A couple of years ago, I was at an amusement park with our two children. We were waiting in a very long line for a popular ride. At first, it was a single-file line, but when we got closer to […]

Make Room

posted by victoriaosteen

Have you ever stepped out to pursue a dream in your heart and then became overwhelmed by it, wondering if you were equipped or qualified to pull it off? Most everyone has been there. In fact, many of the great […]

Nothing Can Keep a Praiser Down!

posted by joel

One of our faithful church members is a gentleman named Freddie Lamb. Freddie always has a smile on his face; he is always full of faith and joy. I see him at church all the time. Back in the 1990’s, […]

What’s Between You and Your Destiny?

posted by joel

In the Bible, when Joshua and the people of Israel were headed toward the Promised Land, right in the middle of their path was a huge obstacle—the city of Jericho. Jericho was a large, fortified city. It had huge walls […]

When Offense Comes

posted by victoriaosteen

For my entire life, my family has been in the jewelry business. Over the years, I’ve learned quite a bit about gemstones and precious metals, but what has always fascinated me the most is the story of how a pearl […]

The Treasure Within

posted by victoriaosteen

I read a story about a man who lived in a tiny apartment and died in extreme poverty. At one point in his life, he had even been homeless, living on the streets. This man never had any successes to […]

Have More!

posted by victoriaosteen

So many people are walking around in this life, day in and day out, going through the motions, checking off their lists, breathing air, but they aren’t truly living the way God intends. See, God doesn’t want us to just […]

Just Get Back Up!

posted by joel

When things aren’t happening on your timetable, when you don’t see anything changing, are you tempted to get complacent or quit trying? I have a friend who struggled with an addiction for a long time, many years. In high school, […]

He’ll Turn Things Around

posted by joel

A couple of years ago, I was at an amusement park with our two children. We were waiting in a very long line for a popular ride. At first, it was a single-file line, but when we got closer to […]

You Need One Thing…

posted by victoriaosteen

In Luke 10, it talks about Jesus going to the house of two sisters. Both acted very differently when He arrived. Mary chose to just sit at His feet and soak in every word He was saying. Martha chose to […]

The Men Who Knew Too Much

posted by joel

One time, Jesus was on the beach and saw a group of fishermen putting away their empty fishing nets. They had been out all night. Jesus walked over to them and asked if He could borrow their boat so He […]

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It's Time For Some "First Times"
One time at church, I was talking to a college student. She was about to take a very important final exam. She asked, "Joel, would you pray that God will help me make a C on this test?" I kind of laughed and said, "Why wouldn't we want to pray ...

posted 8:57:13am Aug. 20, 2012 | read full post »

Standing In The Place of Power
We all have times when things come against us. Times when we feel cheated, mistreated, wronged or taken advantage of. Maybe you're facing a difficulty today and you're not exactly sure how to handle it. If we look to the Word, we see that ...

posted 8:51:40am Aug. 17, 2012 | read full post »

What To Wear Today
If you're like me, when you wake up in the morning, you start thinking about your day—where you'll be going, who you'll be seeing, and what the weather will be like. Then you go to your closet and choose something to wear that will work for ...

posted 8:48:46am Aug. 15, 2012 | read full post »

Stay On Winning Side
Right before Jesus was arrested and taken to the cross, He had a conversation with one of his disciples, Peter. He said, "Peter, you are going to deny me three times tonight." But Peter loved Jesus and refused to believe it, "No way! I would ...

posted 8:46:54am Aug. 13, 2012 | read full post »

Thank God For Generational Blessings
We can all look back through our family lines and see how our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents and others in our family history have affected our lives. Sometimes people see negative things that have been passed down, but the blessing ...

posted 8:37:39am Aug. 13, 2012 | read full post »

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