Thursday, December 2, 2010

He Knows their Names

How many stars are in our universe? With greater discoveries in astronomy come the new discovery of stars--lots of stars. 

A recent ABC News story reports that perhaps the number of stars is actually three times the number previously thought. 
  • A study suggests the universe could have triple the number of stars scientists previously calculated. For those of you counting at home, the new estimate is 300,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. That's 300 sextillion.
The number 300 sextillion is mind boggling. To think that God knows their names is also incredible - but true!

He determines the number of the stars
and calls them each by name.
Great is our Lord and mighty in power;
His understanding has no limit.
Psalm 147:4,5 NIV

1 comment:

  1. I can't even begin to comprehend that number. Amazing!


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