Words can be a ladder, but we have to do the climbing

When we make the mistake of focusing on words instead of the meaning behind the words, even words that are meant to help can appear to become an obstacle.

Christianity, for example, has sometimes attempted to capture and compress the essence of Christian truth into a creed or doctrinal statement. The unintended result has been to put more focus on words than on God.

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