Forty days - a Christian perspective
Jesus once went out to the desert to fast and pray for forty days. In what might be the biggest understatement in the Bible, Matthew writes that after fasting for forty days, Jesus was hungry.
A Terrible Time for Jesus
Jesus is baptized by John and the Holy Spirit descends on Him like a dove. God says This is My Son. The Holy Spirit leads Jesus into the wilderness where He fasts forty days. Satan the devil tempts Jesus 3 times. Jesus defeats him with the Word of God. Angels minister to Jesus.