Number the Stars

Abraham is told to “number the stars” as an analogy towards how many children he will have. But in Abraham’s world, stars would have fed this analogy in another light—the same light that Paul is going to perceive it in later in Romans. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast…

Seventy

Sometimes geography is known in numbers. There are 50 states. There are 7 continents. For the ancients, geography was seen in the number 70, which was the number of the nations that made up the world after the great flood of Noah’s time. Why does this matter? Well, as we continue into the Bible in…