Forty days of rain and the earth was flooded. Noah at the end of those days received a covenant from God for the good of all living things (Genesis 7-9).
The Philistine army, with Goliath, stood 40 days in front of the Israelites.
Who will I be in the end? I was forced to ask myself this question last week. Our Gospel passage in the Catholic Church throughout the world was Luke 16:19-31. It is the story Jesus tells of the rich man and Lazarus.
The story is based on two men.