God intends that even in this life the truths of His Word shall be ever unfolding to His people. There is only one way in which this knowledge can be obtained. We can attain to an understanding of God’s Word only through the illumination of that Spirit by which the Word was given…. And the Saviour’s promise to His followers was, “When He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth…. For He shall receive of Mine, and shall show it unto you.” .
God desires man to exercise his reasoning powers; and the study of the Bible will strengthen and elevate the mind as no other study can…. A sense of the power and wisdom of God, and of our inability to comprehend His greatness, should inspire us with humility, and we should open His Word, as we would enter His presence, with holy awe….
– A Call To Stand Apart, pgs. 46, 47