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BIBLE SIGNS & SYMBOLS (FORTY)

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We should note at the outset that in the era before clocks and precise record keeping, numbers were often an estimation. Three and five signified a little, and forty a lot more. That is not to say that forty was never an accurate number, only that precision was not the intent of biblical authors.  Continue reading BIBLE SIGNS & SYMBOLS (FORTY)

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SIGNS & SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (RAINBOW)

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The rainbow is the primary biblical symbol most people can identify. Children in Sunday school learn early on about Noah’s ark and the rainbow that accompanied God’s promise to never again destroy the whole earth by flood:

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