The number shows up so often in the Bible that I have to wonder if there is a significance to ' Forty' As I examine a little closer I see that forty days usually emphasizes times of trial or hardship. let me show you ....When God destroyed the earth with water, He caused it to rain 40 days and 40 nights . -After Moses killed the Egyptian, he spent 40 years in the desert tending flocks . Moses was on Mount Sinai for 40 days and 40 nights. He interceded on Israel’s behalf for 40 days and 40 nights . The Law specified a maximum number of lashes a man could receive for a crime, setting the limit at 40 The Israelite spies took 40 days to spy out Canaan. The Israelites wandered for 40 years
. . Before Samson’s deliverance, Israel served the Philistines for 40 years . Goliath taunted Saul’s army for 40 days before David arrived to slay him. When Elijah fled from Jezebel, he traveled 40 days and 40 nights.
Jesus was tempted for 40 days and 40 nights. There were 40 days between Jesus’ resurrection and ascension
I don't know if there is any significance in the number 40 and i can't find anywhere that God gives a meaning to the number 40 but what ever the meaning, it has been 39 days since Julie and Acel have been away. , they will land tomorrow morning .. making THE WAY ... 40 days