Lord… You have the words of eternal life. (John 6:68)
Christians are word people. We’re really into words because the Founder of Christianity is the Word (John 1:1). He came to earth to deliver a message in words. Those of us who have believed his words recognize them as the “words of eternal life” (John 6:68). And we seek to speak these words to others so they too can have eternal life. We call these words the gospel.
Christians are also book people. We’re really into books because our Founder left us a book, a collection of the words he determined are most important for us to know and remember.
This means we’re not into books merely because they’re good for us — as in a good book…