Here's what Kanye West told worshippers at Joel Osteen's megachurch on Sunday

Kanye West has never wavered in self-confidence, and it's safe to assume his Christian faith will remain equally unshaken.

Despite "all of that arrogance and cockiness that ya'll have seen from me ... Jesus has won the victory," West, 42, told Joel Osteen on Sunday inside his Houston megachurch. "Now the greatest artist that God has ever created is now working for him."

West explained that his journey to faith was complicated by various temptations: "I know that God has been calling me for a long time, and the devil has been distracting me for a long time," he said.

But today, he said, "every time I stand up, I feel that I’m standing up and drawing a line in the sand and saying, 'I’m here in service to God and no weapon formed against me shall prosper.'"

Much of what West said appeared to resonate with the crowd, and he got a particularly big reaction when he declared, "The only superstar is Jesus."

West's wife, Kim Kardashian, was sitting in the front row at the 50,000-person Lakewood Church and received a warm response when West introduced her to the crowd. In addition to the massive in-house audience, an estimated 10 million people worldwide tuned in for the online livestream.

Later on Sunday, Kanye's gospel choir performed a medley of Christian-inspired songs, including a variation on Destiny's Child's "Say My Name" about saying God's name. Kanye got onstage halfway through the show to rap alongside the choir. Osteen also occasionally broke up the music with short sermons.

Kardashian is typically in attendance at the rapper's weekly Sunday Service, as are the couple's four children. West and Kardashian "want their kids to know that many people are suffering and need help," People reports, citing an insider. "The older kids will do some charity work this year as well."

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are seen outside the mark hotel on May 7, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are seen outside the mark hotel on May 7, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 6: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend The Metropolitan Museum Of Art's 2019 Costume Institute Benefit "Camp: Notes On Fashion" at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West seen out on the 2019 MET Gala day on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West seen out on the 2019 MET Gala day on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the 2019 Met Gala celebrating 'Camp: Notes on Fashion' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art at on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The Gala's 2019 theme is Camp: Notes on Fashion" inspired by Susan Sontag's 1964 essay "Notes on Camp". (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on December 03, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on December 03, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West pose at the opening night of the new musical "The Cher Show" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on December 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the Broadway Opening Night Performance of "The Cher Show" at the Neil Simon Theatre on December 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 03: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West arrive at "The Cher Show" Broadway Opening Night at Neil Simon Theatre on December 03, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for The Cher Show )
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West on December 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West on December 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: Kim Kardashian is seen wearing a Versace dress with Kanye West outside the Versace Pre-Fall 2019 Collection on December 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: Kim Kardashian is seen wearing a Versace dress with Kanye West outside the Versace Pre-Fall 2019 Collection on December 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 02: Kim Kardashian (L) and Kanye West attend the Versace Pre-Fall 2019 Runway Show at the American Stock Exchange in the Financial District on December 02, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 21: Kim Kardashian , Kanye West and La La Anthony attend Teyana Taylor Album release Party at Universal Studios Hollywood on June 21, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Prince Williams/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 21: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend Teyana Taylor album Release Party at Universal Studios Hollywood on June 21, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Prince Williams/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 21: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend Teyana Taylor album Release Party at Universal Studios Hollywood on June 21, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Prince Williams/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West leave a restaurant on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week Week on June 21, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 15, 2018 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 15, 2018 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Kim Kardashian, North West and Kanye West arrive to The Polo Bar on June 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West take North West to Polo Bar on June 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Kim Kardashian, North West and Kanye West arrive to The Polo Bar on June 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Kim Kardashian West (L) and Kanye West attend the Nas "Nasir" Album Listening Session on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Kim Kardashian West (L) and Kanye West attend the Nas "Nasir" Album Listening Session on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Common (L), Kanye West, and Kim Kardashian West (C) attend March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for March For Our Lives)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for March For Our Lives)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for March For Our Lives)
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD - "The Kardashian Family vs. The West Family" - The hour-long episode will feature the family that everyone has been waiting to see battle it out on "Celebrity Family Feud," the Kardashian family vs. the West family! The season premiere of "Celebrity Family Feud" airs SUNDAY, JUNE 10 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Byron Cohen via Getty Images) KANYE WEST, KIM KARDASHIAN WEST, KIM WALLACE
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD - "The Kardashian Family vs. The West Family" - The hour-long episode will feature the family that everyone has been waiting to see battle it out on "Celebrity Family Feud," the Kardashian family vs. the West family! The season premiere of "Celebrity Family Feud" airs SUNDAY, JUNE 10 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Byron Cohen via Getty Images) KANYE WEST, KIM KARDASHIAN WEST, KIM WALLACE, JALIL PERAZA
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seen on January 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG022/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive at the Yeezy after party on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian West are seen on February 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
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