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Prayer and Promptings (Packer)

Following baptism into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, there comes a second ordinance: “Laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost” (Articles of Faith 1:4). That sweet, quiet voice of inspiration comes more as a feeling than it does as a sound. Pure intelligence can be spoken into the mind. The Holy Ghost communicates with our spirits through the mind more than through the physical senses. This guidance comes as thoughts, as feelings through promptings and impressions. We may feel the words of spiritual communication more than hear them and see with spiritual rather than with mortal eyes.

Prayer and Promptings


Elder Boyd K. Packer, October 2009 General Conference

https://www.lds.org/study/general-conference/2009/10/prayer-and-promptings?id=p13-p14#p13

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