The intractability of faith and its object guarantees that divine certainty cannot become human security.[1]

No matter how much we know God, understand scripture, pray and seek his face, he is still, and will always be, mystery. Loving, knowable mystery….

[1] Karl Barth et al., Church Dogmatics, Volume I The Doctrine of the Word of God, Part 1 (2d ed.; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 2004), 12-13.