Royalty is my identity. Servanthood is my assignment. Intimacy with God is my life source.— Bill Johnson
The most emotional Bill Johnson quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
Complaining proves nothing but that you can hear the voice of the Devil
Fear is a thief. It robbed Peter of a perfectly good walk on water, & kept the other eleven in the boat.
A culture of honor is celebrating who a person is without stumbling over who they're not.
I cannot live in mediocrity, content with merely knowing that there is more of God to experience and explore -and then do nothing about it. Truths that are not experienced are, in effect, more like theories than truths. Whenever God reveals truth to us He is inviting us into a divine encounter.
You cannot hold God hostage (to your questions).
He doesn’t owe you an answer. If you want the peace that passes understanding, you’re going to have to give up your right to understanding. It’s called trust.
Great faith doesn't come out of great effort, but out of great surrender.
Much of today’s church relies more on a book the early church didn't have, than the Holy Spirit they did.
When Jesus performed miracles, he wasn't demonstrating what God can do, but what God can do through a man.
The walk of Faith is to live according to the revelation we have received, in the midst of the mysteries we can't explain.
There’s something amazing about unbelief – it is able to fulfill its own expectations. Unbelief is safe because it takes no risk and almost always gets what it expects. Then, after a person gets the answer for their unbelief, they can say, I told you so.
The kingdom of God must never be reduced to talk, ideas and principles. The kingdom of God is power
Your courage draws people out of complacency into their destiny.
The transfiguration was a physical illustration of what the renewed mind looks like in the spiritual.
Obedience is not measured by our ability to obey laws and principles, obedience is measured by our response to God’s voice.
The mind is either at war with God or it is being renewed. There is no middle ground.
Before God, I'm an intimate. Before people, I'm a servant. Before the powers of hell, I'm a ruler, with no tolerance for their influence. Wisdom knows which role to fulfill at the proper time
Automatically thinking ‘everything that happens is God’s will’ is a lazy way to live. We live in a war. Jesus wasn’t fighting the Father’s will when He raised the dead.
Religion idolizes concepts and avoids personal experience.
My destiny is to go to heaven, my responsibility is to bring heaven.
Bible study without Bible experience is pointless.
God doesn't have to try to do supernatural things.
He is supernatural. He would have to try to not be. If He is invited to a situation, we should expect nothing but supernatural invasion.
Sometimes our breakthrough begins when we refuse to be impressed with the size of our problem.
We need to remain childlike. Children don't dream of being insignificant.
Jesus didn't accomplish everything so that you could accomplish nothing.
It is abnormal for a Christian not to have an appetite for the impossible.
It has been written into our spiritual DNA to hunger for the impossibilities around us to bow at the name of Jesus.
The most simple way to stay encouraged is to feed your heart on what He is doing, not on what He hasn't done. If you can't see what He is doing, feed on what He has done in the past.
Doesn’t it honor Him more when His children no longer see themselves only as sinners saved by grace, but now as heirs of God? Isn’t it a greater form of humility to believe Him when He says we are precious in His sight when we don’t feel very precious?
Gifts are free, but maturity is expensive.
We don't believe because we understand. We understand because we believe.
Whenever God restores something, He restores it to a place greater than it was before.
Unbelief is safe, because it takes no risk and almost always gets what it expects.
Every loss is temporary. Every victory is eternal.
Skills can be taught. It's tough to teach heart. Talent is fairly common.
Fear looks like wisdom to those without risk.
If you knew who God made you to be, you'd never want to be anyone else.
God is the ultimate steward. He even turns our tears into the seeds of a hope filled future.
It is unnatural for a Christian not to have an appetite for the impossible.
If you believe you will not be free from sin until you die,you have just made death your savior instead of Jesus.
The enemy lies to make the problems we face appear larger than the solutions we carry.
Just because you are going to Heaven doesn't mean you have Heaven established in you. Success is Heaven on earth.
Whatever you gain through self promotion you'll have to sustain through self promotion. When our promotion comes from God, He sustains it.
Our identity sets the tone for all we do and become.
Christians who live out of who they really are cannot be crippled by the opinions of others. They don't work to fit into other people's expectations, but burn with the realization of who the Father. says they are.
Perfectionism is the counterfeit of excellence.
Excellence is Kingdom, while perfectionism is religion. What ever you do, do it with all you might, and as unto the Lord. That is excellence.
When you're willing to do what you're unqualified to do, that's what qualifies you.
So Jesus came and modelled a lifestyle of power and purity because the power of the Spirit of God was on him. He was trying to show those of us who would follow what life would be like in someone who had no sin and was completely empowered by the Spirit of God.
Some unanswered prayers are only because God doesn't want to do something for us. He wants to do something through us.
What you know will keep you from what you need to know if you don't remain a novice.
It's a great tragedy when the Bible is interpreted by those who are not in love.
One of the side effects of losing intimacy with God is that at some point we stop doing ministry out of imagination and we begin doing it out of memory.