Holy Spirit Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old holy spirit quotes, holy spirit sayings, and holy spirit proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The Holy Spirit, thank God, often enables people to forgive even though they are not sure how they did it.     

Lewis B. Smedes

The Holy Spirit, not the pope, is the vicar of Christ on earth.     

Adoniram Judson Gordon

The Holy Spirit is the bond by which Christ efficaciously unites us to himself.     

John Calvin

The Holy Spirit wants to convert the words of Scripture into transformed personalities.     

David Jeremiah

The Holy Spirit speaks many languages; among them the languages of art in all its forms.     

Frank Griswold

The Holy Spirit is a healing spirit. When the Holy Spirit is present, anything is possible.     

Reinhard Bonnke

When we have the Holy Spirit we have all that is needed to be all that God desires us to be.     

Aiden Wilson Tozer

The Holy Spirit accompanies God's Word to bring revelation of Christ, resulting in transformation.     

Bob Hoskins

The same Holy Spirit who implants faith within a life implants the boldness to verbalize that faith.     

Alistair Begg

The Holy Spirit was not sent so we can have bless ups in our churches but so the world can be changed.     

Mike Pilavachi

Only the Holy Spirit can give you the power to not think about yourself, to set you free from yourself.     

Francis Chan

When the Holy Spirit takes over your life, He'll drive every sickness out of your body; He'll make right everything that was wrong.     

Chris Oyakhilome

The Holy Spirit has his own personality .He therefore moves in at will when we least expect it, and sometimes when we are least deserving of it.      

R. T. Kendall

The power of the Holy Spirit cannot be successfully duplicated. If a person is supernaturally changed and given a love for God's glory, God did it.     

R.T. Kendall

The Holy Spirit is just as truly in us when He makes no sign as when the fountains of joy are overflowing, or the waters of peace are softly refreshing our weary and troubled heart.     

A. B. Simpson

The Holy Spirit gives liberty to the Christian, direction to the worker, discernment to the teacher, power to the Word, and fruit to faithful service. He reveals the things of Christ.     

Billy Graham

The Holy Spirit has a sanctifying influence. The influence of the Holy Spirit tends towards sanctification, purity and holiness. Expect to live a life of greater purity, sanctification and holiness when under the sweet influence of the Holy Spirit.     

Dag Heward-Mills

You can have knowledge, and you can be meticulous in your preparation; but without the unction of the Holy Spirit you will have no power, and your preaching will not be effective.     

David Lloyd-Jones

The Holy Spirit is no skeptic. He has written neither doubt nor mere opinion into our hearts, but rather solid assurances, which are more sure and solid than all experience and even life itself.     

Martin Luther

The Holy Spirit is the immediate source of all holiness. He is entirely sincere, and perfect in love. He is generous. He is pure in heart, free from selfishness, and never swerves from the path of duty. He is deep like a fountain. He sends forth his virtues in due season. He speaks, and men believe him; he acts, and men are gladdened by him. He possesses all heavenly virtues. He is one with Heaven.     

Griffith John

The Holy Spirit empowers us to achieve our God-given goals.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

The Holy Spirit has a way of His own to say much in few words.     

Martin Luther

Only the holy spirit, the spirit of the lord, can transform us.     

Joseph Prince

It certainly must help us if we recognize that it is the presence of the Holy Spirit which creates a unity which we can never create.     

Roland Allen

The presence of the Holy Spirit is the keystone of all our hopes.     

John Nelson Darby

Those who operate through the Holy Spirit are more equipped to resist temptation.     

Monica Johnson

Only the Holy Spirit can comfort a person in the depths of grief.     

Tullian Tchividjian

The Holy Spirit will always point people to the finish work of Jesus.     

John Paul Warren

The Holy Spirit never draws attention to Himself. He always points to and reveals Jesus.     

John Paul Warren

It is the Holy Spirit who inspired the Bible. It is the Holy Spirit who illumines the Bible.     

R. C. Sproul

The Holy Spirit can cast out the evil spirit of the fear of man. He can make the coward brave.     

Charles Spurgeon

The Holy Spirit's main ministry is not to give thrills but to create in us Christlike character.     

J. I. Packer

It is superstitious to equate our feelings and inclinations with the leading of the Holy Spirit.     

R. C. Sproul

If the Holy Spirit guides us, He will do it according to the Scriptures and never contrary to them.     

George Muller

The Holy Spirit is profoundly committed to restoring the first commandment to first place in our lives.     

Bob Sorge

The Holy Spirit truly transforms us. With our cooperation, he also wants to transform the world we live in.     

Pope Francis

The Holy Spirit's motivation is always the same thing -to charge the word with heaven's own electric power.     

Reinhard Bonnke

The Holy Spirit is the most perfect gift of the Father to men, and yet He is the one gift which the Father gives most easily.     

Thomas Merton

The Holy Spirit illuminates the minds of people, makes us yearn for God, and takes spiritual truth and makes it understandable to us.     

Billy Graham

The Holy Spirit would lead us to think much upon our own sins . It is a dangerous thing for us to dwell upon the imperfections of others.     

Ichabod Spencer

When the depths are upheld by the Holy Spirit, then the reaction is Christian.     

E. Stanley Jones

If you have the Holy Spirit and let Him take charge of your life, it doesn't matter what your situation is, He'll turn it around for your good.     

Chris Oyakhilome

The Holy Spirit cannot conquer the world with unbelief, nor can He save the world with a worldly Church. He calls for a crusade, a campaign, and an adventure of saving passion. For this enterprise He wants a separated, sanctified and sacrificial people.     

Samuel Chadwick

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.     

Saint Augustine

If we rely on the Holy Spirit, we shall find that our prayers become more and more inarticulate; and when they are inarticulate, reverence grows deeper and deeper.     

Oswald Chambers

The gifts of the Holy Spirit are testimony, faith, knowledge, wisdom, revelations, miracles, healing, and charity, to name but a few.     

D. Todd Christofferson

When you educate without the Holy Spirit, you only get a clever devil.     

Adrian Rogers

The Holy Spirit is God the evangelist.     

J. I. Packer

A holy spirit lives within you.     

Leo Tolstoy

By the power of the Holy Spirit, we can do what needs to be done.     

Lailah Gifty Akita