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of the Spirit in us. On this account, we are to take great care not to grieve the Spirit. In Him alone can you have every day the joyful certainty and the full blessing of your childship.
"How can anyone grieve the Spirit? Above all, by yielding to sin…. There is first, lying…. Then there is anger…. Then there is stealing…. Then, says the apostle, 'no corrupt speech'…. If you would walk in the stability and joy of faith — listen to the Word: 'Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God!'"