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Only Four Empires Struggle for World Dominion

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR & FORTY– Part VII

Only Four Empires Struggle for World Dominion

Source: Daniel and the Revelation, by Uriah Smith, Ch. VII, pp. 105-147, Revision Copyrighted in 1944, 1972 by  the Southern Publishing Association.

     Daniel 7: 1. “This is the same Belshazzar mentioned in Daniel [chapter] 5. Chronologically, this chapter precedes the first chapter but chronology here is disregarded in order that the historical part of the book may stand for itself.

    “Verse 2. Daniel Relates His Own Vision. – All Scripture language is to be taken literally, unless there exists some good reason for regarding it as figurative. Read more

Forty Years: The Longest-running, Uninterrupted Miracle

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR & FORTY– Part VI

Forty Years: The Longest-running, Uninterrupted Miracle

Miracle comes from the Hebrew oth, “sign,” “omen,” “token,” “pele,” “wonder”; Greek dunamis, “power,” “deed of power,” “wonder,” semeion, “sign.” The English word “miracle”  is from the Latin miraculum, “an object of wonder, “ “a wonder,” “a wonderful thing” “a strange thing” “a marvel, “a marvelous thing,”  from mirari, “to wonder at,” “to be astonished at,” “to be amazed at.” Read more

Christ’s Forty-day Fast and Temptation

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 Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR – Part IX

 Christ’s Forty-day Fast and Temptation

A.D. 27: John the Baptist, Christ’s prophesied forerunner, yielding to Christ’s gentle yet firm request, buried Him beneath the waters of the Jordan. “And straightway coming up out of the water,” Jesus “saw the heavens opened, and the Holy Spirit like a dove descending upon Him.” (Gabriel told Zacharias the priest, John’s father that the child would be filled with the Holy Spirit from his mother’s womb, and would go forth in the spirit and power of Elijah “to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.” Luke 1: 8-17). Read more

Moses and the Forty-Year Wilderness Wanderings

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 Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR – Part III

 Moses and the Forty-Year Wilderness Wanderings

 

Type means “By way of example, RV; “By way of figure,” RV margin. Type is defined as “a figure, emblem, or symbol; a symbol or figure of something to come; a pattern.” Figure as something “to prefigure; to foreshow; to represent by typical or figurative resemblance; a pattern, emblem, type, image or imitation” A type is a literal representation of a spiritual fact.”  Taylor G. Bunch in his book, “Exodus and Advent Movements in Type and Antitype,” published by Teach Services Inc., p. 7, sets the tone of these series with these thoughts: Read more

The Significance of Number Forty in the Bible

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Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FOUR – Part II

The Significance of Number Forty in the Bible

Forty is the numeric symbol of test, testing; probation.

I. FORTY DAYS

Length of the Flood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gen. 7: 17, N.K.J.V.
“Now the flood was on the earth forty days. The waters increased and lifted up the ark, and it rose high above the earth [fifteen cubits upward, vs. 20].” “And the waters prevailed on the earth 150 days.” v. 24. A Biblical month is 30 days.

Jacob (Israel’s) Embalming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Read more

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