Joel Osteen, American preacher and writer, has earned a reputation for sharing some of the most uplifting messages on social media. To celebrate Easter, the holiest day in the Christian religion, some of Osteen’s inspiring quotes from Twitter and Facebook have been provided below:

1. “When you release control, you’re showing God by your actions that you trust Him.”

2. “Get out of your comfort zone. Take a step of faith. You can’t play it safe and expect to reach your highest potential.”

3. “What we focus on, we magnify. Magnify what's right about you and not what's wrong.”

4. “When the enemy reminds you of your failures, remember, God’s mercy is bigger than any mistake.”

5. "There’s grace for every stage of life. You have the strength to deal with anything that comes your way."

6. “Something may look impossible in the natural, but God is not limited to the natural. He’s a supernatural God.”

7. “Don’t get stuck in the valley; don’t lose your passion. You’ve got to go through the valley to get to your reward.”

8. “More than what you say, people are watching how you live. How you live your life sends a message to those around you.”

9. “Life happens. The storms of life come to every person. You may be in the storm-- the key is to not let the storm get in you.”

10. “Somebody may have done you wrong, but stay in peace-- God’s going to pay you back. That’s the way He is.”

11. “God never promised that we wouldn’t have challenges, but He did promise that we can have peace in the midst of the storm.”

12. “We don’t really know what the future holds, but we do know who holds the future. God has you in the palm of His hand.”


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