I have fell for this lie , one tooooo many times myself..
School was not my favorite time in life, and I always felt behind..
So as I became a Christ Follower and I would hear people quote scr...ipture, I was impressed yet intimidated. And when I would look at Gods word,,it looks so HUGE and complicated,,and way above my abilities, so I felt that if I could not learn Gods word, then he could never use me..
Then one day I read
When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
They were talking about men that were WITH Jesus,, who walked along side of Jesus ,,,Men that Jesus hand picked to go on this journey on earth with.. Ordinary ~Unschooled Men
( I qualify for that..so do you )
So God started teaching me his word in a different way,,a way that I could learn,, he taught me from life experiences , from placing Godly women in my life,, from teaching me ONE SCRIPTURE AT A TIME.. I don't have to know the ENTIRE bible by heart, to be a used by Jesus,, I have to read his word and take it to heart, and he has given me (and You) the Holy Spirit to help us to recall Gods word..
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you