Rev. P. Van Ruitenburg on Luke 2 : 25 - 30


Simeon Blest with Christ

Luke 2
Waiting for the Consolation of Christ
Promised to See Christ
Physically Holding Christ
Departing after Holding Christ
Confessing Christ

Luke 2 : 25 - 30

Luke 2
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,
Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

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