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Colossians 1:15-20 says, "The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross." 

Jesus Christ has the supremacy over everything that exists – and that includes math. Jesus is supreme over math, he was the one who thought it all up, and he cares about those things that you care about and get excited by. Jesus is the Lord of all, Jesus is the Lord of math. I wonder how that makes you feel?

So, as Jesus is the Lord of math, it follows that how we conduct ourselves as we study math is very important. As human beings either we worship the Creator (God) because of created things, or we worship the created things themselves (Romans 1:18–25). There is no ground in between. So we either do math for God’s glory, to show the greatness of God who created it in all its beauty and who gave us the brains to be able to understand it. Or we do math for our own glory, to show the greatness of our own human intellect. And only one of these rightly recognizes Jesus’ lordship over math! (excerpt from Pete Downing)

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