Effects of the Holy Ghost


"The gift of the Holy Ghost adapts itself to all [of man's] organs or attributes.

It quickens all the intellectual faculties, increases, enlarges, expands and purifies all the natural passions and affections, and adapts them, by the gift of wisdom, to their lawful use.

It inspires, develops, cultivates and matures all the fine toned sympathies, joys, tastes, kindred feelings, and affections of our nature.

It inspires virtue, kindness, goodness, tenderness, gentleness and charity.

It develops beauty of person, form and features.

It tends to health, vigor, animation and social feeling.

It develops and invigorates all the faculties of the physical and intellectual man.

It strengthens, invigorates and gives tone to the nerves.

In short, it is, as it were, marrow to the bone, joy to the heart, light to the eyes, music to the ears, and life to the whole being."

- by Parley P. Pratt,
"Key to the Science of Theology"

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