Education Quotes for Christians
These education quotes for Christians will help you remember the true value and purpose of education, learning, and teaching.
With so much emphasis on immediate gratification and obtaining worldly possessions, it helps to remember what God believes is truly important.
These quotations will be useful to teachers, students, and clergy when considering the Christian view of education.
Don't count on other people to know the true meaning and purpose of education. Learn about it yourself.
I pray that these education quotations will help you toward that end.
"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction." Proverbs 1:7
"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
"Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God." Proverbs 2:3-5
"Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish." Proverbs 12:1
"The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge." Proverbs 18:15
"There never was found in any age of the world, either philosopher or sect, or law or discipline which did so highly exalt the public good as the Christian faith." ~ Francis Bacon
"And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." Mathew 4:18-19
"By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew." Proverbs 3:20
"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." 2 Timothy 2:15
"The greater perfection a soul aspires after, the more dependent it is upon divine grace." ~ Brother Lawrence
"The whole inspiration of our civilization springs from the teachings of Christ and the lessons of the prophets." ~ Herbert Hoover
More Christian Education Quotes...
"When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee..." Proverbs 2:10-11
"There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel." Proverbs 20:15
"You must believe that God is separate from the world and that some of the things we see in it are contrary to His will." ~ C.S. Lewis
"A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels..." Proverbs 1:5
"There is within every soul a thirst for happiness and meaning."
~ Thomas Aquinas
"Seek not to grow in knowledge chiefly for the sake of applause, and to enable you to dispute with others; but seek it for the benefit of your souls." ~ Jonathan Edwards
"Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries. He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries." ~ George W. Truett
"God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere."
~ Timaeus of Locris
Christian Education Quotes You Can Count On For Guidance...
"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly." ~ St. Francis de Sales
"I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth." ~ Martin Luther
"Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge." Proverbs 23:12
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