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We Don't Create Faith

In believing...[people] have not created their own faith; the Word has created it. They have not come to faith; faith has come to them through the Word. They have not adopted faith; faith has been granted to them…

- Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics: The Doctrine of the Word of God,
(Edinburgh: T & T Clark: 1975), Vol. I.1, p. 245.