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Have you ever wondered how radios and cell phones work? I mean, I know that there are radio waves that connect two devices, and that somehow these invisible waves carry audio, video, and pictures. These radio waves are not only invisible, but also non-detectable by taste, touch, or smell. Yet I use them all the time, and have full confidence that it will continue to work to send all my messages exactly to where I want them to go. I am sure there are many who understand exactly how radios work, but I bet there are few who understand why it works.

Prayer can be viewed as an undiscovered technology too. I know how it works, I pray and God hears. Or God speaks, and I hear his voice and get impressions on my heart.
 However, I also know how easy it is to forget that prayer is more reliable, true, and practice that the act of picking up a cell phone and calling a friend. Sometimes when Christians don’t feel like someone is
If you want that splendid power in prayer, you must remain in loving, living, lasting, conscious, practical, abiding union with the Lord Jesus Christ.” C. H. Spurgeon
on the other end listening, they stop talking. Or they continue to pray, but the with attitude of a “Hail Mary.” I am referring to the football term, in which a quarterback “throws up a prayer.” However, this football term seems to convey the message that prayer is more like flipping a coin than it is communication. Prayer is reliable, sincere, and practical communication with Jesus Christ. As a school, let’s commit our plans, students, and future at SCS to prayer.