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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 Center Of It All

posted by victoriaosteen

So often, it’s easy to turn to God in the midst of our difficulty. We invite Him into our brokenness. We want Him to be in the center of our financial difficulty or hurting relationship. But how often do we […]

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Do What He Did!

posted by victoriaosteen

When Jesus walked on earth, He was on a mission from Almighty God. His mission was to pave the way for us to live in eternity with Him. Not only did He show us the way to everlasting life, He […]

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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 […]

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Actions Speak

posted by victoriaosteen

Everything we do produces a seed and leaves something for future generations. The Bible says, “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds” (Matthew 5:16, NIV). People may not necessarily hear your words, but they […]

You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have

posted by victoriaosteen

In Luke 10, the Bible talks about two sisters, Mary and Martha. Jesus went to the house of these two sisters to teach one day. Mary chose to sit at His feet and receive from His teachings while Martha chose […]

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 […]

Made for More

posted by joel

In life, we all experience setbacks and disappointments. We all have times when things don’t go the way we planned. If we’re not careful, those negative experiences can attach themselves to us, weigh us down and hold us back. We […]

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, […]

Don’t Get it Backwards

posted by joel

What are you seeking in this New Year? What are your highest priorities? So many people make their lists and fill their days trying to make things happen. Or, they seek after something newer, bigger or better. Of course, I’m […]

Open Up!

posted by joel

Psalm 81:10 says, “Open your mouth wide and I will fill it.” As we enter the new year, ask yourself, “Do I have my mouth open wide for this year?” In other words, what are you expecting? What are you […]

This One Thing I Do

posted by victoriaosteen

I love what Paul said in Philippians 3:13. He’s talking about moving forward with God. In this verse he basically says, “You know, I’m not perfect. I haven’t attained it all. But one thing I do—I press on.” He is […]

The Faith You Have

posted by victoriaosteen

God loves faith! In fact, Hebrews tells us that without faith, it is impossible to please Him. The good news is that each person has been given a measure of faith. (Romans 12:3) There’s a seed of faith deposited into […]

T.G.I.T.!

posted by joel

Did you know studies show that people are actually happier on Friday? That’s because we’re looking forward to the weekend. We change our mindsets and decide to focus on the good things ahead. Quite simply, we decide to enjoy our […]

There’s Always Another Seed

posted by joel

Everyone has experienced disappointments in this life. Sometimes they are small and easy to get over. Other times, they are severe and can completely debilitate you if you let them. In the Bible, Adam and Eve went through a great […]

Who Owes You?

posted by joel

Everyone has had unfair things happen to them. We’ve all been wronged, hurt and rejected. Some wounds cut deeper than others, but when all is said and done, we have a choice to make. When someone wrongs you, they are […]

Handfuls of Purpose

posted by joel

Scripture talks about a woman named Ruth. She had been through a lot of heartache and pain. Her husband had been killed in a battle. Now her mother-in-law, Naomi, was moving away to a different city. Ruth decided to go […]

Look For a Sign

posted by victoriaosteen

One day I was having a conversation with a friend who was encouraging me to step out and do this particular thing. Before I even thought twice about it, I blurted out, “Oh, I can’t do that!” It wasn’t because […]

Cast Your Cares…Because You Do Care!

posted by victoriaosteen

Have you ever waited so long for something that you developed an I-don’t-care attitude? Maybe the words “I don’t care” even came out of your mouth, but what is the truth deep down inside your heart? I’ve found that most […]

Let Those Doors Close

posted by joel

Years ago, I walked into a government building. There were two sets of double doors about 15 feet apart. They were both automatic doors. In order for the second set of doors to open, you had to let the first […]

Don’t Give Away Your Power!

posted by victoriaosteen

Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to be bitter or hold a grudge? We only have a certain amount of energy for each day. If we use it for the wrong purpose, if we focus on […]

The Rest of the Story

posted by victoriaosteen

I have a friend who has a great husband and three beautiful children. She is a wonderful wife and mother who is always investing in family and doing things for them. However, she told me that she always feels so […]

Do You Need A Pill Or A Joke?

posted by joel

“The opposite of play isn’t work; it’s depression,” says Dr. Stuart Brown, Psychiatrist and founder of the National Institute of Play. He became interested in the effects of laughter and play on people’s lives back in 1966 when the Governor […]

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 […]

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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 that God would help you make an A?" She said, "Oh, all I

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 Jesus set a powerful example for us to follow. Here He was

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 all those different scenarios. But there's one thing that

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 never deny You. I'll stand by You 'til the end!" Sure enou

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 of God is passed down as well. In fact, Exodus 20:6 says

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

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