Forty Days Fasting

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Then Jesus was led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be with God. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights and had communed with God, he was afterward hungry and was left to be tempted of the Devil. 

Matthew 2:5

And immediately the spirit took him into the wilderness. And he was there in the wilderness forty days, Satan seeking to tempt him, and was with the wild beasts. And the angels ministered unto him.

Mark 1:3

And Jesus, being full of the holy ghost, returned from Jordan and was led by the spirit into the wilderness. And after forty days, the devil came unto him to tempt him. 

Luke 3:10

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