The Bible is a spiritual book. Only those that are indwelt with the Holy Spirit can understand it. This is why there is so much contention.
Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. - 1 Corinthians 10:12 http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1Corinthians10:12&version=NKJV
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall. - Proverbs 16:18 http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs16:18&version=NKJV