From the “Rules and Precepts Observed at Harvard College”, dated September 26, 1642:
“Let every student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the main end of his life and studies is to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life (John 17:3) and therefore to lay Christ in the bottom, as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning. And seeing the Lord only giveth wisdom, let every one seriously set himself by prayer in secret to seek it of him (Proverbs 2, 3).”
4 thoughts on “Christ-Centered Education”
I say we pray that today’s students return to the vision of the founders…
I think -not sure – that Harvard even removed that long time inscription from the front gate.
My son was just accepted to @GordonCollege
on early decision. I had told him to apply
to several schools, as is the norm.
He said “If I prayed earnestly to get into Gordon
and I know God said yes, (and Grandma heard the same thing in her prayer), why would I apply to more than one school? That’s not faith”
Though thou slay me…
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I admire the faith that your son has….