Most human beings has a built-in moral compass. We know what is right and what is wrong. I am not referring to subjective morality – moral relativism – where the laws and rules are arbitrarily made up by men/women and can vary from country to country.
The Universal Natural Law is governed by the principle of cause and effect, or karma if you like. The bible is setting out the Golden Rule and refers to the Universal Natural Law in Matthew 7:12 “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”
A prophet is a soothsayer (from Hebrew nabj and Latvin vates) – an initiate who speaks the Truth. This is the same word The Vatican origins from.