When I am home on a Sunday I always look forward to volunteering in kids church to help my wife. There is a young girl in kids church that it never fails, her prayer request each Sunday is that her dad returns home. Her dad walked out on her family and this 8 year olds prayer is always for her dad that walked out. Each Sunday about 50 kids come to kids church and each one has a story that would break your heart.
Now if we multiply that to the hundreds of students on each school campus you would say that its impossible to reach the campus. Your right, it is impossible for you and me to do it. You and I do not have the strength or the abilities to reach the campus for God. I often wonder if its even worth the fight to keep going on as a missionary to the school in Oregon and Idaho. However its days like today where God reminds me in His word that I am on the winning side. I am reminded that there is one that is greater and stronger than you and me.
Mark 5:1-20 is an amazing story of a man with an impure spirit. In this story we read about a man that was bound up by chains and shackles. He lived in the tombs and in the hills and the scriptures tells us that "No one was strong enough to subdue him". However when Jesus arrived, this man came out of the tombs to meet Jesus and by Jesus' appearance alone this man fell to his knees at the feet of Jesus. We can read on in the passage and see that what MAN tried to do and failed Jesus did just by His words.
We try so often to accomplish good and well meaning things without putting Jesus first. There is no way that we can take on the issues on a school campus or even the things that you and I deal with in life. Its like man trying to subdue this man with the impure spirit. We cannot do it. However when we allow Christ to lead the way and be the answer the enemy has no other choice but to kneel at the feet of Christ.
So, lets begin today by going to our local school campus and praying. Lets give complete control over to God and let His presence release on our campuses. I know its summer however what better way to begin next school year than to begin covering our schools with pray now. The enemy will have no choice but to kneel to the One that is victorious and that is to Jesus Christ. What man can't do God will.