Can a person who says they know the Lord commit sin and be happy? Let me say this, I’m a very happy person, but I know that sometimes throughout this day I’ll probably commit a sin! Now, let me also say this, I don’t have to commit sin because Jesus Christ has set me free from the power of sin.
Committing sin is a choice that you and I make and it saddens me when I sin because I know it saddens my heavenly Father.
The key to being a happy Christian is taking your sin and giving it to the Lord immediately! Some Christians fall into sin like a pig in a pig pen and they roll around in it for a while. They do this because they like it. A true believer will not stay in the pig pen for long because that’s not where they belong. If they stay there, they never knew the Lord at all!
The believer who abides in Christ does not practice sin, he doesn’t live in it. God provides the power to deliver from the habit of sinning.