Christ does not remain outside

A poetic dogmatic statement on the possibility of faith (and an imaginative canonical exegesis?):

“Christ does not remain outside. And it is true enough that man must open the door (Rev 3.20). But the fact that this takes place is quoad actum [with respect to its actuality] and quoad potentiam [with respect to its potentiality] the work of the Christ who stands outside. Hence it is also unconditionally true that the risen Christ passes through closed doors (Joh 20.19f.).” (I/1, 247)

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