Kanye West Defends Joel Osteen from the Pulpit at Lakewood Church | TMZ

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  • Published: 17 November 2019
  • Kanye West and Joel Osteen had quite the chat Sunday at the Lakewood Church in Houston -- and one of the big takeaways was Ye going to bat for Joel and his reputation in the Christian community.

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  • joe farrier
    joe farrier  1 days back

    The wolves are flocking together

    • lisa
      lisa  2 days back

      Are Kanye's album sales so low that he feels he has to go to church to broaden his audience? 😂

      • lisa
        lisa  2 days back

        2:15 I cringed at how desperately he was holding out for that applause

        • Rob C
          Rob C  2 days back

          The way this video was edited is toxic - wow - I encourage anyone everyone to watch the full clip & open up - Kanye & Joel are just doing their best to bring people together

          • Andrew ski
            Andrew ski  3 days back

            I'd like to see any one of you get up in front of that church and speak for 20 minutes....you'd be rambling too. The guy is not perfect but with all that fame its sure to mess with anyone. He actually seems to be doing well. Let's not forget how cocky and different he was when he 1st came out...its his personality. Its so easy to just label him crazy so you feel better about yourself.

            • Timmy Cook
              Timmy Cook  5 days back

              2 Corinthians 11:14
              John 12:43
              woe unto them who shout and make praise unto man. making them little gods in a world already over flowingly full of idiolistic social (churches) cults.
              "Christian" men whom are not completely sold out and ALL in for Yahweh God!
              for if their money and devious influence was taken away, you would certainly see how they're rooted! the majority if not ALL, would curse God and die. for it's the worldy vanities that's truly their god!

              dear one's... false doctrine, great deception, and last day's apostasy is very real and growing by the day. be NOT conformed nor fooled!
              2 Timothy 3:
              1 John 4:
              Romans 1:

              • Jie Pon
                Jie Pon  7 days back

                EVERYBODY SHUT UP AND BE QUIET. I AM SPEAKING.

                • Madd FidoDido
                  Madd FidoDido  1 weeks back

                  Oo GOD is flowing though you alright

                  • Michael Arthur
                    Michael Arthur  1 weeks back

                    Earth is flat

                    • RUBY PINEDA
                      RUBY PINEDA  1 weeks back

                      Let God be the Judge, for He is Just.

                      • Emmanuel Molina
                        Emmanuel Molina  1 weeks back

                        He's like an angel of Light

                        • Ghana Beauty
                          Ghana Beauty  1 weeks back

                          Atleast he found God!!! Are you saved?

                          • srrings
                            srrings  1 weeks back

                            WTF no TMZ cut-ins... Olsten's church has got to be the best tax right off for the many struggling millionaires and a great way to launder money if need be.....;)

                            • J4yePThatIs💋💕🍷

                              Kanye is issuing in the anti christ... the beautiful angel in heavenly choir was cast out because he wanted to control the choir because his voice was beautiful... now with the girl screaming chick-fli-a ...vs Popeyes these are symbols of what’s going on and when Kanye West song say his name and switching it from Destiny child which is worldly....God say my spirit will know my spirit... just because Kanye is saying Jesus don’t mean he is calling the Jesus but his Jesus of his God this man has told you he has sold his soul to the goat so anti christ will come and many will follow just because he say Jesus please study the word to know the devil is crafty and Kanye West has been under MK Ultra .... this is a sad starting a church to what God is he really speaking of? This is crazy but some Christian go by what sounds good to the ears instead of looking at the stage of what is going on with this shift yes it’s a shift but be careful of what shift because the true God shifts and will uncover you the devil comes to steal kill and destroy pray and ask The true God to open your eyes 👀

                              • saul bearcat
                                saul bearcat  2 weeks back

                                Osteen sounds jewy to me. All about the shekels

                                • Tatiana O
                                  Tatiana O  2 weeks back

                                  This is a church. I admire the fact that Joel Osteen allowed him to be there. Kanye West was lost and now he is found.( This is a testimony) When someone tries to turn their life around and do the work of God please let them be, stop reminding them of their past.

                                  • Camp Cornerstone
                                    Camp Cornerstone  2 weeks back

                                    Joel is Guy Smiley form Sesame Street

                                    • junekid629
                                      junekid629  2 weeks back

                                      why didnt tmz cover the prison performance? interesting🤔

                                      • Inessa Torres
                                        Inessa Torres  2 weeks back

                                        Why West, dosen't question osteen, when he kept his church doors closed during a state of emergency....osteen refused to cooperate with the locals authorities.....It's all about money...isn't it???

                                        • Cash Empire
                                          Cash Empire  2 weeks back

                                          God is using Kanye's big ego for Himself? Just how gullible are people exactly? Faith in Christ requires you to DIE TO YOURSELF - daily. Humility requires that arrogance and ego be left behind as a born again Christian.

                                          • Kenneth Roberts
                                            Kenneth Roberts  2 weeks back

                                            So we criticize people for wanting to do better now??? Not one person I seen mentioned how he said He went to a Mental hospital and Clearly we see how troubled he was. He steady received backlash and fought through it.

                                            • Henny and Culture
                                              Henny and Culture  2 weeks back

                                              deep

                                              • Trinity Sanchez
                                                Trinity Sanchez  2 weeks back

                                                😂☠️😂

                                                • The Strangler
                                                  The Strangler  2 weeks back

                                                  Wtf is this video anyway?

                                                  • Jay Taylor
                                                    Jay Taylor  2 weeks back

                                                    Cringe

                                                    • Cedric Johnson
                                                      Cedric Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                      It's cold in the world but God's love keeps us warm.

                                                      • GLOCK NINETEEN
                                                        GLOCK NINETEEN  1 weeks back

                                                        *NOT REALLY . GOD HAS DONE NOTHING FOR ME . PLUS , I WAS BORN INTO POVERTY SO ALL OF THAT FAIRY TALE SHIT DOESN'T REALLY FLY WITH ME .*

                                                    • Grace's dad 2069
                                                      Grace's dad 2069  2 weeks back

                                                      How many of you are really buying this?

                                                      • matthew compos
                                                        matthew compos  2 weeks back

                                                        Joel osteen is nothing but a false Prosperity teacher.. If you can't go to third world countries where they lost everything and prech that junk it's not the gospel.


                                                        For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers;
                                                        II Timothy 4:3 NKJV

                                                        • UTOT Warriors
                                                          UTOT Warriors  2 weeks back

                                                          Kanye is such a wild card it made Joel look nervous or maybe Joel was star struck.

                                                          • Taj Majal
                                                            Taj Majal  2 weeks back

                                                            If he needs to be defended.....

                                                            • Eve Mennen
                                                              Eve Mennen  2 weeks back

                                                              EGO Insanity and Confusion is not a spirit of The Lord. Fyi

                                                              • Paige Hayes
                                                                Paige Hayes  2 weeks back

                                                                What a scam

                                                                • Simply LW97.
                                                                  Simply LW97.  2 weeks back

                                                                  Only a fool would defend Kanye now

                                                                  • Rebeca Castillo
                                                                    Rebeca Castillo  2 weeks back

                                                                    Why can all the people in the comments just be happy that he changed? Haters gonna hate.

                                                                    • Gabrielle
                                                                      Gabrielle  2 weeks back

                                                                      You people judge their words and actions but only God knows their hearts.

                                                                      • James Farris
                                                                        James Farris  2 weeks back

                                                                        Scripture says the heart is wickedly deceitful above all things which can know it? I the Lord try the hearts and reins and give every man according to their works.

                                                                    • Kylo Ren
                                                                      Kylo Ren  2 weeks back

                                                                      Good businessman..just doing this to push his record sells. His a fake! Let's see what happens after. Why didnt he do this before making the album? 🤔

                                                                      • Abhner Gallegos
                                                                        Abhner Gallegos  2 weeks back

                                                                        Wow if Kanye becomes a minister he’ll def get out of that debt he’s in

                                                                        • HManuel Olmeda
                                                                          HManuel Olmeda  2 weeks back

                                                                          🔥 Chant Down Babylon 🔥

                                                                          • 72 Capital
                                                                            72 Capital  2 weeks back

                                                                            He is marking a trend in the music industry. I believe that after him many impostors pretending to love God and Jesus as well will come out. I hope that Kanye does not get killed for his strong positive message about awareness

                                                                            • Charles
                                                                              Charles  2 weeks back

                                                                              Sounds like a major deception. A man who preaches about prosperity, your best life...and we got kanye west who uses the name of Jesus Christ for the sake of exalting himself. Their is no preaching of repentance. Our nation is full of sin. Everyone is clapping for kanye west, instead of hitting their knees and asking God for forgiveness. Something is definitely wrong. Wolves in sheep's clothing. Beware. Much love, brother Charles. Watching from Southern California. 😎

                                                                              • Kumuduni Ranasingha
                                                                                Kumuduni Ranasingha  2 weeks back

                                                                                Whole hell together, so false. they are false preachers, false hears so so false, falsehood is overloaded, foolish people are clapping. I praise the Lord! he is coming with a conventional story of a false testimony . Praise the Lord for the foolishness in the world .

                                                                                • Jake Rojas
                                                                                  Jake Rojas  2 weeks back

                                                                                  The globe. It's just a lie used to shrink the mind and make people feel smaller than they are. I don't trust anything man does.

                                                                                  • RICO PARADISE
                                                                                    RICO PARADISE  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof...

                                                                                    • Jay Forbes
                                                                                      Jay Forbes  2 weeks back

                                                                                      When mansions meet!!! Lmao!! Jesus told the rich man to sell everything you have NOT DEFEND EVERYTHING YOU HAVE!!!!!!
                                                                                      The god you serve is the god of this earth! This is anti— Christ teachings!

                                                                                      • Samuel Laka
                                                                                        Samuel Laka  2 weeks back

                                                                                        That was specific to that particular man.

                                                                                        Job 1:1‭, ‬3 NKJV
                                                                                        "There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and shunned evil.

                                                                                        Also, his possessions were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred female donkeys, and a very large household, so that this man was the greatest of all the people of the East."

                                                                                        Job was not just a priest but he was also the richest man in the East.

                                                                                        Genesis 26:12‭-‬14 NLT
                                                                                        "When Isaac planted his crops that year, he harvested a hundred times more grain than he planted, for the Lord blessed him.

                                                                                        He became a very rich man, and his wealth continued to grow.

                                                                                        He acquired so many flocks of sheep and goats, herds of cattle, and servants that the Philistines became jealous of him."

                                                                                        God is not against his servants and children being rich, if that was the case He would not have caused Job to be so rich that he was the richest man in all of the East or blessed Isaac so much that he became so rich the Philistines became jealous of his wealth.

                                                                                        Jesus was adressing that particular man about his heart
                                                                                        and his love for Him. God was going to restore his wealth back to him like He did to Job.

                                                                                        Job 42:10‭, ‬12‭-‬13 NLT
                                                                                        "When Job prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes. In fact, the Lord gave him twice as much as before!

                                                                                        So the Lord blessed Job in the second half of his life even more than in the beginning. For now he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 teams of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

                                                                                        He also gave Job seven more sons and three more daughters."

                                                                                        After Job lost everything because of the devil, God restored to him everything he had lost and He made Job every richer than he was before.

                                                                                        This idea that God is against His children and servants being rich IS NOT SCRIPTURAL!

                                                                                        Proverbs 10:22 ESV
                                                                                        "The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it."

                                                                                        2 Corinthians 8:9 NLT
                                                                                        "You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich."

                                                                                        This is cannot be referring to spiritual poverty. Jesus Christ is God Almighty in human flesh, He was not spiritual poor. This is referring to financial riches.

                                                                                        3 John 1:2
                                                                                        "Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth."

                                                                                        God's biggest wish for me according to the Bible is for me to prosper, yes this includes being rich, to live in health and to prosper spiritually. It's in the Bible.

                                                                                        Satan has deceived many in Christ into believing that God against His children being rich and as a result many grow up believing that it is the devil who makes people rich. This is a lie by the devil!

                                                                                        This is a testimony satan gave about God concerning Job.

                                                                                        Job 1:9‭-‬10 NLT
                                                                                        "Satan replied to the Lord, “Yes, but Job has good reason to fear God.

                                                                                        You have always put a wall of protection around him and his home and his property. You have made him prosper in everything he does. Look how rich he is!"

                                                                                        God makes His children rich!

                                                                                        The principles to be rich are in the Bible. Many of the richest people in the world apply these very principles in their lives and they have become rich as a result but sadly Christians remain poor because satan has deceived them into believing that being rich is evil.

                                                                                        This is God teaching on investment

                                                                                        Ecclesiastes 11:1‭-‬2 GNT
                                                                                        "Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit.

                                                                                        Put your investments in several places—many places even—because you never know what kind of bad luck you are going to have in this world."

                                                                                        The Bible is full of this kind of God's wisdom and many Christians are just not taking advantage of God's wisdom but they are quick to vilify and demonised any Christian who becomes rich by obeying and applying what God teaches in His Word.

                                                                                    • Robert Bernard
                                                                                      Robert Bernard  2 weeks back

                                                                                      You know what though .... I might wonder that if he could be the greatest artist how would anyone find out. If you doubt him he might just get better!

                                                                                      • leango
                                                                                        leango  2 weeks back

                                                                                        that pastor sounds like he talks about sacrificing lamBs

                                                                                        • Peter Piper
                                                                                          Peter Piper  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Christianity is falsehood

                                                                                          • duduoshunn
                                                                                            duduoshunn  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Ahahah kanye kanye kanye... he almost said shit.... lets see how long these change last. Lol