Joel Osteen Tweets Something Really, Really, Really Inspirational

11/01/2013 04:36 pm ET

If one were to compile a list of The Seven Wonders of the Social Media World (and we're sure someone is already on that), standing shoulder to shoulder with Anthony Weiner's twitpic would be this inspirational tweet sent out Thursday night by Reverend Joel Osteen:

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The tweet was quickly deleted after it sparked a riotous response, but, you know, the internet...

Osteen, best-selling author and pastor of mega-church Lakewood in Houston, TX, has been the target of online hoaxes in the past, but this appears merely to be an unfortunate (or fortunate depending on your point of view) turn of phrase.

Now, if you'll excuse us, we've got to go find some of those true friends he was talking about.

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