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Karl Barth – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Karl Barth

 

Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.

– Karl Barth


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.

– Karl Barth


Faith in God’s revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo.

– Karl Barth


Faith is never identical with piety.

– Karl Barth


It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.

– Karl Barth


Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.

– Karl Barth


Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.

– Karl Barth