3. Now that we know what the goal of education is — what we are trying to achieve with Christian Education — we must next inquire who should be educated. Who then are the subjects of Christian Education?
The subjects of Christian Education, as opposed to the subjects of Non-Christian Education, are all persons brought inside and especially all children born inside the Covenant of Grace. And whereas, except for our very first forebears, all adults once started out their lives as children — our analysis of the subjects of Christian Education should also start with the children. For we are born as children, before we grow up and become adults.