"Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Karl Barth on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Karl Barth on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Karl Barth on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Karl Barth on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Karl Barth on Mahatma Gandhi
"Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone."
"Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate."
"Faith is never identical with piety."
"It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins."
"Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God."