When you can see it, it doesn’t take much faith. The test comes when you don’t see any sign of what you’re believing for. Watch Joel’s new message this morning! "Believing When You're Not Seeing" http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
Many times, before a promise comes to pass, you have to go through a season of silence where you don’t see anything changing. This is when many people give up on what they’re believing for. But just because you don’t see anything happening doesn’t mean God is not working.
Let’s lift people up. Show them the mercy you would want shown to you. They have enough things pushing them down. Let’s be that friend that sticks with them when they don’t deserve it.
You have to be still and know that He is God. Worry drains your energy, steals your joy, takes your creativity. Quit thinking about the problem and start thanking God that He’s working.
Psalm 47 says, “God reigns over the nations.” The right attitude is, “God, You don’t just reign over the world, You reign over my health, You reign over my finances, You reign over my family, You reign over my enemies.”
The scripture says, “God is a very present help in trouble.” When you’re in trouble, God is right there with you. He comes into the prison, into the hospital, into the difficulty. Check out this message now on Podcast! http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
Step into who God created you to be. There are talents that you haven’t discovered. As you take steps of faith, God will make things happen that you couldn’t make happen. Don’t bury your talent; bury your fears and release your talent. Live faith-based, not fear-based.
You’re not a mistake; you’re not an accident. Don’t let someone’s lack of approval keep you from your destiny.
No person can stop your destiny, no bad break, no sickness, no opposition. You’re going to look back and say, “What I thought was setting me back, was setting me up to go further than I ever dreamed.” Don't miss this powerful message from Joel! http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
You didn’t get here by yourself. God was directing your steps. Behind the scenes, you couldn’t see it, but He was pushing back the opposition. He was favoring you. That wasn’t good luck. That was the goodness of God.
Quit looking to people. Start looking to God. He controls your destiny. No person, no boss, no company can stand against Him. He determines how high you’re going to go. He sees what’s going on. He knows what’s not fair.
You may think you’re too old to accomplish your dream, but it’s on the way. You may think it’s too late to start your business, but it’s on the way. Trust His timing. Be inspired by this new message from Joel. Check it out here: http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
The whole time, God is in control. He already has the solution. The mistake we make too often is that we take God off the throne and we put our problem on the throne.
Stay in peace, your time is coming. Doors of opportunity are going to open. You’re going to see vindication, promotion, opportunity. No one can’t keep you from your purpose.
Even if we let fear, insecurity, intimidation cause us to shrink back, God says, "That’s no problem for Me. Fear can’t keep Me out; depression can’t stop what I have for you; limited thinking can’t hold Me back." Click here to watch Joel's newest message: http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
Here’s the key, you and God are a majority. What He has destined for your life will override anyone or anything trying to stop you. Even if someone is against you, they can’t keep you from getting to where you’re supposed to be.
God knows what’s in you; He knows what you’re capable of. He’s not going to let fear hold you back. He’s not going to let the negative things people have spoken over you keep you from moving forward.
It may seem like the door has closed on your dreams. Every circumstance says it’s too late. You need to thank God that He’s making a way when you don’t see a way. Listen now to this new message from Joel! http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
God can go around what’s blocking you. He can go over who’s trying to stop you. He can go through the opposition. He can move someone that’s holding you back out of the way.
God sees potential in you that you can’t see in yourself. He’s going to present you with opportunities that seem way over your head. Don’t shrink back. You are well able.
People can’t keep you out of your purpose; obstacles can’t keep you from what God has ordained for you. Watch Joel’s new message this morning! http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
God is not just a way maker. He is the way. That’s why He’s called the great I AM. "I AM whatever you need, I AM favor, I AM breakthroughs, I AM healing, I AM abundance."
Don’t let circumstances pull you out of rest. Don’t let panicked people cause you to panic. Don’t focus on the size of the problem. Focus on the size of our God. He controls the universe.
You have to walk by faith and not by sight. Your faith is going to turn things around. Your faith is going to bring new opportunities. Your faith is going to bring unexpected favor.
Don’t be discouraged by what’s not fair. God sees what’s happening. Keep being your best. Keep honoring Him. You’re not working unto people; you’re working unto God.
God is going to bring to life dreams you’ve given up on. Promises He put in you as a child are about to come to pass. Now, do your part and look again. Start expecting, start believing, get your hopes up. Check out "Look Again" on the Podcast here! http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
You don’t need friends that only like you for what you can do for them and not for who you are. Make a change and God will give you true friends.
God didn’t design you to reach a certain level and stay there. Where you are is not your final destination. God said, “The path of the righteous gets brighter and brighter.”
This is a new day. God is breathing in your direction right now. He’s going to give you favor that you haven’t had. You’re going to see an anointing of ease, where things fall into place. Don't miss this powerful message, "Look Again" from Joel! http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
If you don’t do it for yourself, do it for those that went before you. They handed you the baton. All their sacrifices have put us much further down the road. The way to honor their legacy is to go further, to dream big.
You may have some things you don’t understand, you can’t figure out. Maybe you don’t see an answer, but that’s okay. You don’t have to see it. Don’t get discouraged. God is working behind the scenes.
Stir your faith up. What you’ve given up on, those promises you’ve let go of, those dreams you think are too far gone, start believing again. Be inspired by this message from Joel, "Look Again". Check it out here: http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
What we take in through our eyes and ears gets into our subconscious mind. Be aware of what pulls you out of rest. Sometimes, it’s our own choices.
Who told you you’re not going to love again? Who told you you’re not going to be healthy again? Who told you you’re not going to accomplish that dream? Don’t believe those lies. Start looking again. Start dreaming again. Start believing again.
When you keep looking, you’re saying, “God, I believe You’ll do what You promised. I know You’re bigger than this sickness, more powerful than this addiction, stronger than this opposition.” Click here to watch, "Look Again": http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
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The things that seem impossible to you, God is saying, “Look again. I’m working behind the scenes. This is not the time to get discouraged; this is not the time to let circumstances talk you out of it. You’re close to your breakthrough.”
Keep the attitude of, “It’s on the way. Any moment, it’s going to happen.” Expectancy, looking for it, believing it’s going to happen, that’s your faith being released. That’s what allows God to do amazing things.
You may have had some disappointments, but don’t settle where you are. Don’t give up on what God put in your heart. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. Listen now to this new message from Joel, "Look Again": http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
It may not have happened yet, but look again. That setback didn’t cancel God’s plan. It was a setup for God to take you further. What God started in your life, He’s going to finish. He is still going to do what He promised.
As long as you think it will never work out, that’s going to keep you from the new things God has in store. Start believing again. Just because it hasn’t happened yet doesn’t mean it’s not going to happen. Don’t believe those lies.
It may feel like it’s over, but God is saying, “Look again. That dream you’ve given up on, I’m still going to bring it to pass.” Watch Joel’s new message this morning! "Look Again" http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
When you’re honest with God and you’re bold enough to ask, get ready for God to thrust you into your destiny. God wouldn’t have given you that dream if He wasn’t planning to bring it to pass. Don’t talk yourself out of it.
Here’s a key, God doesn’t define you by your mistakes; He refines you by your mistakes. He uses the failures, the times we blow it, the times we go the wrong way, to do a work in us.
Quit being discouraged over what didn’t work out. It feels like you failed, but that’s not the end of your story. You’re in a time of testing. There’s something bigger God has in your future.
It’s not enough to just pray; you have to follow it up with expectancy. God not only heard you, but He also dispatched an angel with the answer.
The moment you asked God to forgive you, He forgave you. Not only that, He doesn’t remember your mistakes. Check out "Don't Be Defined By Your Mistakes" on Podcast here! http://c.osteen.co/Apodcast
God reigns over everything that comes into your life. He may not have sent it, but if He allowed it, He’s in control. He knows how to bring good out of it.
Go over your history and see how God has never left you, how He kept you from that accident, brought the right person. When you look back at your history, it will give you fuel for your destiny.
God is about to do a new thing. Put on some new labels: free, whole, restored. Don't miss this powerful message, "Don't Be Defined By Your Mistakes" from Joel! http://YouTube.com/JoelOsteen
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