You should know that 98% of the Bible could easily be understood simply by reading the words. That is to say, 98% of the Bible is exoteric in nature and is truly meant by God to be understood by all. I.E. God didn’t call them the Ten Suggestions, HE called them the Ten Commandments and all of them speak clearly and unambiguously. All we have to do is open up our hearts and let God speak to it. Only 2% or less is esoteric and meant to be understood by only a few (apostles, etc.). To illustrate how God speaks to the heart, examine the Ten Commandments.

Ten Commandments! — Deuteronomy 5:7-21

[1] V7—“You shall have no other gods before ME.”

[2] V8—“You shall not make for yourself a carved image any likeness of anything that is in Heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; V9 you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate ME, V10 but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love ME and keep MY commandments.”

[3] V11—“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes HIS name in vain.”

[4] V12—“Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. V13 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, V14 but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your ox, nor your donkey, nor any of your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates, that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you. V15 And remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out from there by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm; therefore the LORD your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.”

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