Yielding to Him
Isaiah 63:10But they rebelled, and vexed his Holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.
Psalms 95:10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
One cannot help but to be simply amazed at how the Israelite behaved
after God brought them out of the Egyptian captivity. They constantly
murmured and complained. I guess we
Exodus 32:9And the LORD said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:
Can New Testament believers do the same? The scriptures tells us not to.
Acts 7:51Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the
Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
Ephesians 4:30And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
Grieve - Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries
G3076 λυπέω lupeō loo-peh'-o
to distress; reflexively or passively to be sad: - cause grief, grieve, be in heaviness, (be) sorrow (-ful), be (make) sorry.
Have you ever had a disobedient child that just
would not cooperate at all?
1Thessalonians 5:19Quench not the Spirit.
Quench - Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries
Resisted and grieving the Holy Spirit can put a damper on what God is wanting to accomplish in and through us.