Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Power Of The Holy Ghost And Truth

SPIRIT SPEAKING TO SPIRIT. The Spirit of God speaking to the spirit of man has power to impart truth with greater effect and understanding than the truth can be imparted by personal contact even with heavenly beings. Through the Holy Ghost the truth is woven into the very fibre and sinews of the body so that it cannot be forgotten. So positive and powerful are the teachings of the Spirit that when a man receives this knowledge and partakes of this power of God, which can only come after receiving the covenants and obligations belonging to the new and everlasting covenant, and he then turns away from this knowledge and these covenants, he sins knowingly.
(Joseph Fielding Smith, Doctrines of Salvation, 3 vols., edited by Bruce R. McConkie, 1:, p.47)


MARTHA said...

WOW! I love this quote. I haven't commented much lately, but I check you blog. Thanks for all you share.

bevanmission said...

Reading this quote now brings back such sweet memories. It was included in some of my favorite quotes that I had the blessing and privilege of reading aloud in the minutes preceeding a Preparation Meeting within the walls of the House of the Lord. What a joy to think upon those tender experiences!Thank-you!