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