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The "Forty Days" of Scripture
by W. T. P. Wolston

Noah's Forty Days. Judgment and Salvation; or, The Flood and its Import.
Genesis 6-8

Joseph's Forty Days. The Effect of Death; or, Conscience and its Workings.
Genesis 49:33; 50:1-21

Moses' Forty Days. Law and the Curse; or Man's Responsibility and Failure.
Exodus 32:1-28; Deuteronomy 9:8-17

Moses' Second Forty Days. Mercy and Blessing; or, God's Sovereignty and its Ways.
Exodus 32:30-35; 33:1-23; 34:1-9, 27-35; Deuteronomy 9:25-29; 10:1-5

Caleb's Forty Days. Canaan and the Wilderness; or, Unbelief and its Results.
Numbers 13, 14

Goliath's Forty Days. Despair and Deliverance; or, The Challenge Accepted.
I Samuel 17; 18:1-4

Elijah's Forty Days. Dejection and Support; or, A Failing Servant, and a Faithful Master. I Kings 17-19

Ezekiel's Forty Days. Israel's End; or Guilt, Grace, and Glory.
Ezekiel 4:1-11

Jonah's Forty Days. Faith and Repentance; or, God's Message and Nineveh's Response. Jonah 3:1-10; Matthew 12:38-41

Satan's Forty Days. Temptation and Defeat; or, The Strong Man Bound and his Palace Spoiled. Mark 1:12,13; Matthew 3:16,17, 4:1-11; 23-25; Luke 4:1-15

The Lord Jesus' Forty Days. Resurrection Scenes.
  Mary Magdalene and her Message.
  John 20:1-18; Acts 1:1-3

  Mary's Friends and their Message.
  Matthew 27:57-66, 28:1-20

  The Journey to Emmaus.
  Luke 24:13-35

  The Appearing in the Upper Room.
  John 20:19-25

  The Appearings to Thomas and the Seven.
  John 20:24-31, 21:1-25

  Galilee and Bethany.
  Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:9-11

Copied by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org from The "Forty Days" of Scripture by W. T. P. Wolston. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: The "Gospel Messenger" Office, 1925.


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