The Bible is the story of God’s people, and the authors often used numbers to help tell the stories. For example:
Genesis uses numbers to describe various facets of the people of Israel
Measurements are used throughout the Old Testament, whether the ark, tabernacle, temple, etc.
Numerology in prophecy is a complex topic
Jesus used numbers in a variety of parables
Numbers were used to describe the growth of the early church
Numbers are an important part of the John’s vision in Revelation
Some numbers are considered holy or perfect numbers
There are more…
Choose a situation when numbers were critical to the telling of God’s story. This is more than just a book report on what is in scripture. Use commentaries to dig down deeper. For example, don’t just use the book of Daniel to tell about the seventy sevens, but get other resources to understand what they mean and how the prophecy was fulfilled.
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