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40th Wedding Anniversary.


So I googled what the number 40 meant,look what transpired.

The Meaning of Numbers: The Number 40 Mentioning 146 times in Scripture, the number 40 generally symbolizes a period of testing, trial or probation. During Moses' life he lived forty years in Egypt and forty years in the desert before Yahuah selected him to lead his people out of slavery. Moses was also on Mount Sinai for 40 days and nights, on two separate occasions (Exodus 24:18, 34:1 - 28), receiving Yahuah's laws. He also sent spies, for forty days, to investigate the land God promised the Israelites as an inheritance (Numbers 13:25, 14:34).

The prophet Jonah powerfully warned ancient Nineveh, for forty days, that its destruction would come because of its many sins. The prophet Ezekiel laid on His right side for 40 days to symbolize Judah's sins (Ezekiel 4:6). Elijah went 40 days without food or water at Mount Horeb. Yahusha was tempted by the devil not just three times, but MANY times during the 40 days and nights he fasted just before his ministry began. He also appeared to his disciples and others for 40 days after his resurrection from the dead.

The number forty can also represent a generation of man. Because of their sins after leaving Egypt, Yahuah swore that the generation of Israelites who left Egyptian bondage would not enter their inheritance in Canaan (Deuteronomy 1). The children of Israel were punished by wandering the wilderness for 40 years before a new generation was allowed to possess the promised land. Yahusha, just days before his crucifixion, prophesied the total destruction of Jerusalem (Matthew 24:1 - 2, Mark 13:1 - 2). Forty years after his crucifixion in 30 A.D., the mighty Roman Empire destroyed the city and burned its beloved temple to the ground.

Yahusha also said that your body is now the temple & this is where we will worship Him through the Ruach.

There are many wonderful references here to glean from, my darling Victoria said in reference to the number 40 as generally symbolising a period of testing,trial or probation;I feel excited now, as though i have passed a test.Yesterday we went to the nursery & I bought Victoria a beautiful ruby red climbing vine and today I find out that they say the 40th is a ruby anniversary.I also took Victoria to lunch.

Guess what we didn't even realise until late in the afternoon that it was our 40th anniversary Ha Ha Ha. We had the most beautiful sunny day to do some planting in the garden. LOTZALUV TO ALL.

By Christopher Hilton . . .