How many times have you read in Scripture do not “grieve” the Holy Spirit? (See Eph. 4:30.) The Greek translation of “grieve” is lupeo, which means “to be sorrowful or to be in heaviness.” When we swap godly character and gossip, act rudely or mistreat others, the Holy Spirit is deeply saddened by our offense. We must guard our words and actions so we do not offend God and weaken our testimony before others. Click below to watch a challenging message about grieving the Holy Spirit.