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June 27, 2015

How does the Holy Spirit teach truth to us?

As Christians, we hold the bible to be inspired by the Holy Spirit and to be the sole authority for determining our beliefs and practices. At the same time trusted Christian media sources report that biblical illiteracy is widespread among today’s church. (For example, see the 2010 article from Christianity Today.) Many Christians today believe this gap is filled by a personal relationship with the Holy Spirit who speaks to them directly without involving thorough scriptural consideration. But is this an accurate view of the role the Holy Spirit? Or does it reduce Christian teaching to a subjective, personal perception rather than verifiable, universal truth?

For more information on
the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives, please see our study entitled:


The Role of the Holy Spirit

Q:I'm new here. Where should I get started?
The arrangement of topics to the left provides a recommended reading order. It is designed to reflect a step-by-step progression from more basic topics to more complex ones. However, it is not necessary to follow this order. Those who are more familiar with certain topics may easily read whichever studies are of interest without first going through all of the earlier topics in the list.

systematic theology:
a reading guide

logical fallacies
a list of false
arguments