John 16:8 And when he [the Holy Spirit] is come, he will reprove the world of sin , and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 Of sin , because they believe not on me;10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; 11 Of judgment,because the prince of this world is judged.
John 14:26 But the Comforter , which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father willsend in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance,whatsoever I have said unto you.
Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through theeternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
1 Peter 1:15 But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in allmanner of conversation; 16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Acts 16:7 After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Acts 5:1But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, 2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet. 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?4 Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men,but unto God. 5 And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things. 6 And the youn
5. In the matter of sanctification there is a human responsibility based upon divine enablementfor Romans 8:13 reads, “
but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shalllive.”
6. What hinders spiritual growthare the sins committed against the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit can be blasphemed
. Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit takes placewhen the works of the Spirit are ascribed to Satan.
Matthew 12:31-32 Wherefore I sayunto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemyagainst the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. 32 And whosoever speaketh aword against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world tocome.