Ephesians 4:30- Don’t grieve God’s Holy Spirit (To distress, cause emotional sadness)
1 Thessalonians 5:19- Don’t quench the Spirit (Extinguish, put out)
Galatians 5:16-I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
The Character and qualities of the Holy Spirit
· He is personal, feeling pain and distress and emotional sadness
· He is powerful and full of energy
(Colossians 1:29- Paul struggles with the energy of God working in Him)
What pleases the Holy Spirit?
Ephesians 5:8-14- Walk in the Spirit and find out what pleases the Lord
1 Timothy 2:1-4- Prayers, thanksgiving, intercessions for all people
John 8:29- Jesus says he always does what please God
What does Jesus enjoy most?
· Good News spread
What saddens and hurts the Holy Spirit?
Has the spirit been extinguished?
How is your spiritual zeal?
There is a difference between being tired and being spiritual extinguished
Have you lost conviction about sin, community, the word of God?