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Prayer idea - OT: Abram (4) count the stars - Prayer stars

A creative prayer idea on the Bible story of Abram counting the stars at night

God promises Abram that He will give him as many descendants as there are stars in the sky. What would be the most wonderful thing God could promise you? In this prayer activity the children will create prayer stars to ask God their most heartfelt questions. 

This activity is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 15: 1 - 6, where God calls Abram to count all the stars and promises him as many offspring as the stars.

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What you need:

  • a picture of the two stars (download below)
  • pens
  • scissors
  • stapler

Downloads:

Let's start...

Instructions

Tell:
God promises Abram that He will give him as many descendants as there are stars in the sky. That is what he wanted most from God.
What would you most like to ask God?

Do:
Give all the children the worksheet with the two stars printed on firm, yellow paper
Let the children cut out the stars.
The children can write or draw on one star what they would most like to ask God.
Then they can place the other star on top and staple it together.

Tell:
Now that the stars are stapled together, you cannot see your question to God any more. But God still sees your question.

Do:
Hang the prayer stars in a special place on the wall in the room.

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