Forsaking Scripture, Men are Carried Away with Frenzy

Furthermore, those who, having forsaken Scripture, imagine some way or other of reaching God, ought to be thought of as not so much gripped by error as carried away with frenzy. For of late, certain giddy men have arisen who, with great haughtiness exalting the teaching office of the Spirit, despise all reading and laugh at the simplicity of those who, as they express it, still follow the dead and killing letter. ~ Institutes of the Christian Religion

Self-Confidence & the Spirit

“There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.”