It is possible to read the Bible from a number of different angles and for various purposes without dealing with God as God has revealed himself . . .
To put it bluntly, not everyone who gets interested in the Bible and even gets excited about the Bible wants to get involved with God.
Eugene H. Peterson, “Eat This Book,” Wm. B. Eerdman’s Publishing Co., 2006
Take a look at Mark 4: 3 – 9.