Voice of the Day: Karl Barth

By the Web Editors 09-28-2012
Let us approach the subject [of prayer] from the given fact that God answers. God is not deaf, but listens; more than that, he acts. God does not act in the same way whether we pray or not. Prayer exerts an influence upon God's action, even upon his existence. This is what the word 'answer' means. - Karl Barth  From Prayer + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

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