“Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road;
make me a fork
, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.” - Jim Elliot

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Celebrating Forty Years in the Desert...

Genesis 25:20 ... and Isaac was FORTY years old when he married Rebekah
Genesis 26:34 When Esau was FORTY years old, he married Judith...
Exodus 16:35 The Israelites ate manna FORTY years...
Numbers 14:33 Your children will be shepherds here for FORTY years...
Numbers 14:34 For FORTY years—one year for each of the FORTY days you explored the land...
Deuteronomy 2:7 These FORTY years the LORD your God has been with you, and you have not lacked anything.
Joshua 14:7 I was FORTY years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Kadesh Barnea to explore the land.
Judges 5:31 Then the land had peace FORTY years.
Judges 13:1 [ The Birth of Samson ] Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, so the LORD delivered them into the hands of the Philistines for FORTY years.
1 Samuel 4:18 When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell backward off his chair by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, for he was an old man and heavy. He had led Israel FORTY years.
2 Samuel 2:10 Ish-Bosheth son of Saul was FORTY years old when he became king over Israel...
2 Samuel 5:4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned FORTY years.
1 Kings 11:42 Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel FORTY years.
2 Kings 12:1 In the seventh year of Jehu, Joash became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem FORTY years.
1 Chronicles 29:27 He ruled over Israel FORTY years
Nehemiah 9:21 For FORTY years you sustained them in the desert; they lacked nothing, their clothes did not wear out nor did their feet become swollen.
Psalm 95:10 For FORTY years I was angry with that generation;
Ezekiel 29:11 No foot of man or animal will pass through it; no one will live there for FORTY years.
Ezekiel 29:12 I will make the land of Egypt desolate among devastated lands, and her cities will lie desolate FORTY years among ruined cities. And I will disperse the Egyptians among the nations and scatter them through the countries.
Ezekiel 29:13 " 'Yet this is what the Sovereign LORD says: At the end of FORTY years I will gather the Egyptians from the nations where they were scattered.
Acts 4:22 For the man who was miraculously healed was over FORTY years old.
Acts 7:23 "When Moses was FORTY years old, he decided to visit his fellow Israelites.
Acts 7:30 "After FORTY years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai.
Acts 7:36 He led them out of Egypt and did wonders and miraculous signs in Egypt, at the Red Sea and for FORTY years in the desert.


Anonymous said...

Happy 40th. Life begins at 40.
Love Ruth

Melissa said...

Happy Birthday to You! Bridger wanted me to add the "you live in a zoo" part, but I opted out. I love this entry. . . Can't wait to celebrate on your return!