The Holy Spirit will teach and guide you
But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you,
and ye need not that any man teach you:
but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things,
and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you,
you shall abide in him.
I John 2:27
The entire purpose of this website is to encourage believers that they have everything they need to grow up in their most holy faith, and that they do not need to go to seminary, or be taught by a man with a doctorate. Not that God does not use and gift men and women as teachers, but that our primary dependence for learning should be by the Word of God taught by the Spirit of God, rather than depending on men to learn the things of God. Therefore God has given us the Spirit of God to teach us, and the Word of God as our textbook.
But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
1 Corinthians 2:10-12
In this passage, we see that only by the Spirit can we learn the things of God. Moreover, Paul writes in 2 Corinthians that:
not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God; who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
2 Corinthians 3:5-6
Therefore, our objective is not to study the Scriptures as an academic exercise, but rather to seek to be taught by the Spirit the things of God. We do not want to store up knowledge, but rather to seek to find the things that will help us to be conformed to His image.
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe... Ephesians 1:17-18
John chapters 14 through 16 give the instructions concerning the Holy Spirit. Two specific verses in chapters 14 through 16 deal with the Holy Spirit as teacher and guide:
But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost,
whom the Father will send in my name,
he shall teach you all things,
and bring all things to your remembrance,
whatsoever I have said unto you.
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come,
he will guide you into all truth:
for he shall not speak of himself;
but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak:
and he will show you things to come.
Therefore, when we desire to learn and grow, let us not look put our trust in other men's explanations of the Bible, but rather let us first look to God's textbook and spend time conversing with Him and communing with Him as our teacher. He is able to answer all our questions by the Scriptures. He says:
Ask, and it shall be given you;
seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened.
for every one that asketh receiveth;