Brian was telling that the number 40 in the Bible represented testing. And here are some examples that he told about.
40 = Testing
- Goliath tested the children of Israel for 40 days.
- Saul, David, and Solomon all reigned for 40 years.
- The flood was for 40 days and 40 nights.
- Moses lived in Egypt for 40 years, he lived in Midian for 40 years. He was also on a mountain for 40 days.
- Israel wandered in the wilderness for 40 years.
- The spies were in Canaan for 40 days.
- Elijah fasted for 40 days.
- Jesus fasted in the wilderness for 40 days. Jesus was with his disciples for 40 days before he ascended into heaven.