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Reflections on the Christian and Higher Education

As I mentioned elsewhere, I believe that God does speak to us today. I believe that He often speaks to Christians through a quiet, internal voice. Of course, it is very possible to confuse His voice with my voice. Therefore, I always take conversations like these with a grain of salt, evaluating them constantly against Scriptures. I pray that you will do the same.

[Upon reading Daniel, that he was “educated in all the knowledge of the Persians” – and yet was a great man of God, I began to pray/journal:]

“So, God, you don’t want me to retreat from education? It’s okay to study all this stuff?

Jesus: “Do not shrink back. Ride forth and conquer, mighty warrior.” (cf. Judg. 6:12)

[the next day]

Jesus: “Have I not commanded you? Be bold and courageous!”

[The following day I received a card which said something to the effect of:]

“When you speak, speak with boldness and courage!”

I feel encouraged, but a little apprehensive about what is around the corner…

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