Science Series: Silence in Space, the voice without sound waves!
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Silence in Space,
the voice without sound waves
1 Kings 19:12
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For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.”
1 Corinthians 1:19
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God speaks. This must is certain, but its important to understand that He usually speaks in a voice without the use of sound waves. For men and women of science this point might be brought to our attention when we consider this thought found on Bible.com Indescribable: A 7-Day Journey About God And Science
THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE
Did you know that you could be right next to someone in space, shouting at the top of your lungs, and that person wouldn’t hear a thing? That’s not because those space helmets get in the way. It’s because voices travel as sound waves, and sound waves need something to travel on—like the atmosphere on Earth. Since there’s no atmosphere in space, sound waves have nothing to travel on. So astronauts have to talk to each other using a different kind of wave: radio waves, which don’t need atmosphere to carry them.
But God doesn’t need sound waves or even radio waves to hear us. That’s because prayers carry our voices to God. So if the God who created the entire universe is ready to listen to whatever we have to say—why don’t we pray more?
Sound waves are one way to carry a voice but their use depends on the physical atmosphere of planet earth in order to travel and be processed by our sense of hearing.
The scripture tells us however that God is found in a voice that does not depend on sound waves.
Dr. Morris Hunter