It is hard to place an exact amount on something that is too big or has too many of something to be counted. Maybe Abram struggled as well to get his head around the number of descendants that God was promising. How many men, women and children make a great nation? What number is God talking about when He talks about all of Abram’s descendants?
In the activity below we give children the opportunity to try it for themselvesin a fun way. Can you put a number on something that is really too big to be counted?
God’s promises, Abram’s offspring, stars in the sky
“I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore.” Genesis 22:17