The enemy works overtime to keep us in shame. He knows if he can keep us in shame, he can minimize our intimacy with God.— Mike Bickle
The most inspiring Mike Bickle quotes that will activate your desire to change
Grace does not cancel out our responsibility or accountability for the things God has given us to do.
Jesus is never bored in his relationship with you.
God doesn't love you more when you obey, you experience Him more!
Radical Christianity is not going on a missions trip or a big conference.
Radical Christianity is staying steady for decades.
God releases more of His power and presence according to the measure of our hunger for Him.
With the same intensity that the Father loves Jesus, He loves you.
God gives salvation to the needy, but gives the deep things of His heart to the hungry who refuse to live without them.
Our work for God is to flow from loving God; thus, we work with Him instead of for Him.
Humility is the ultimate standard of greatness in the Kingdom of God.
Jesus isn't coming for a church that's gritting her teeth, struggling to stay free from sin, secretly wishing she could indulge in a little immorality but abstaining because of being afraid of getting caught. No, Jesus is coming for a church passionately and utterly devoted to Him-one that is free on the inside.
God has a part,and we have a part. God will not do our part and we can't do His part
We offer our prayers in weakness but they ascend in power because of the blood of Jesus.
Worship is not a twenty minute period during a church service, but a lifestyle of relating to God in a particular way.
The revelation of His glory includes seeing One so high (transcendence) who went so low (condescension) to bring us so near (redemption) because we are so dear (Bride). The Most High God went so low because of such great desire to partner with us... We are awestruck by His power, overwhelmed by His humility, and made confident by His love.
If you are too busy for prayer, you are too busy for a relationship with God.
People will give themselves to prayer for numerous reasons, but at the core of it all is a God, raging with zealous desire.
If the eternal King started in Bethlehem, so will anyone who follows Him.
The reason people burn out is not because people are going hard [after God];
it's because they are working and perusing with the wrong spirit-trying to do it in the eyes of men with the wrong reasons; trying to get into a room you are already in.
The power of God tenderizes and changes us, not spiritual disciplines.
Spiritual disciplines only position us to receive.
I'm not looking for Bible verses to back up a lifestyle of passiveness.
I'm looking for Bible verses and life experiences to teach me to live more radically for Christ.
The Lord wants us to have a threefold confidence.
First, we are to be confident that He loves us in our weakness. Second, we are to be confident that He esteems our weak love for Him as genuine.Third, we are to be confident that He still entrusts us with the calling that He originally gave us.
We will all be far better spouses, parents, and leaders as we take time to grow in prayer.
Don't evaluate yourself, don't evaluate others. Just keep going after it.
Radical isn't about how high you jump in a worship service, its about how you walk when you come down.
Understanding God's great love for undeserving people such as us, gives us insight into His great majesty. As beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so great love reveals the nature of the One who loves deeply.
Jesus called us to abide in Him. The foundation of this reality means to talk with Him.
The Lord calls each one of His children, no matter what his occupation-lawyer, doctor, maintenance man, carpenter, accountant, athlete, musician, teacher, homeschooling mom, and so on-to have a real prayer life.
The essence of how God thinks and feels is wholehearted love.
We will never have more affection or passion for God than we understand He has for us. We will never be more committed to God than our understanding of His commitment to us.
We love God with our mind by taking the time to fill our mind with the Word.
The small prayers of weak and broken people move the heart of God.
Being a person of prayer is the most important calling in one’s life.
There's no Biblical definition of contemplative prayer
The church generation in which Jesus returns will actively participate in this revolution. ... My premise: Many people alive today will see this revolution in their lifetime.
The Second Coming will probably happen within the lifetime of people living today.
Jesus wants us to love Him in a way that gives Him full leadership over our lives.
Find your security, success, and peace in God. Then, and only then, can it never be taken from you.
One of the greatest hinderances of abiding in God is the lack of ability to say NO to people and opportunities
Smiling in Heaven isn't required - it's inevitable.
I don't want to be the biggest or the best, I want to be faithful.
Any who love Jesus will love others much more.
God intends us to be like gods, he intends us to be like the Son of God.
... God has conceived in His heart of a plan to make a race of men that would live like gods on the Earth. He has conceived in His heart to have Sons that would live like His Son, the Lord Jesus lived... That we were to be on earth the extension and manifestation of God's life in heaven.
Demons don't move because we complain. They move because we speak the name of Jesus.
The Protestant wing of the western church, which is a tiny percentage of the Body of Christ, is nearly completely (98%) unaware that the Holy Spirit is restoring contemplative prayer-center stage-to the church The Holy Spirit is restoring this precious jewel (contemplative prayer) to the body of Christ. This is the God ordained means of attaining the fullness of God.
Intercession is God’s brilliant strategy for including the saints in ruling with Him in power. Yet, it has such great impact on us as it draws us into intimacy with God, protects with humility, transforms with holiness, anoints with power, unifies in community, releases revelation, and increases our inheritance while it trains us to rule with His wisdom.
The protestant world is in great need of examples (like these) that will beckon us to the fullness of God.
It won't matter who my friends were; it won't matter my endorsements; what matters is my heart's response to him.
Almost every Spirit filled believer is able to prophesy on an inspirational level.
Our emotions are not transformed by trying harder, but by seeing more clearly.