But as any casual observer should see, answers in the Bible are not always as plain on the nose on our face. If you would seek understanding you must do it as one searching for "hidden treasure" and not as one that just scratches the surface. You will not find the treasure on the surface.
God is amazing. Speaking in clever riddles and teasing us with little hints that encourage us to scratch when we reach the right age.
He'd make the perfect game show host - revelling in our efforts to crack His clever cryptic clues:http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=841_1359244554
Pity about all the low IQ folk who can't think for themselves
Pity about all the high IQ folk who do think for themselves
Pity the penalty for trying but not getting the answers exactly right is eternal suffering in the fires of hell