Those who turn to the bible, for salvation, but do not hold the understanding that we are two people, we are the false self, the ego, or the fake self, the sinner, and we are also the true self, the God/Spirit self, do not believe that God is within us. They do not see God as an internal light, but an external light. I am an Empath, and I am one of those people, who KNOW, and UNDERSTAND, that in order for me to understand how to be a loving person through God, the Spirit, I must first perceive it to believe it. Those who cannot fathom that they are spirit and ego in their mind, may turn to The bible, and to Christ, to find the answers. And I believe that they truly want to know, and to understand.
But I know first hand, what it is like for a person to perceive the bible with their ego, to try to make sense of the world, because my mother tried to use passages from the bible to control me. One time, she told me; 'God does not like rock and roll music'. 'I'ts in the bible' she said. Now I know there are plenty of Chrisitian Rock bands.
But that's besides the point. I learned to be very grateful for the way my mom tried to use the bible to control me. I always knew I was not like her, and my spirit refused to accept her ego's need to control as the truth. I do love her, although many of her actions, are not in the best interest of others. They are in the best interest of herself.
Have a blessed Wednesday!