Tag: Mary and Joseph

Christmas Devotions: Simeon

Now there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon who was righteous and devout, looking for the restoration of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. So Simeon, directed by the Spirit, came into the temple courts, and when the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what was customary according to the law, Simeon took him in his arms and blessed God, saying, “Now, according to your word, Sovereign Lord, permit your servant to depart in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples: a light, for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.”
~Doctor Luke and Simeon, Luke 2:25-32

A promise had been made to Adam and Eve. That same promise was given to Continue reading “Christmas Devotions: Simeon”

Christmas Devotions: Humility

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there
was no place for them in the inn.
~Doctor Luke, Luke 2:7

The significant promise of God was about to be fulfilled in a very insignificant place through a very insignificant family. Bethlehem was not big. There was Continue reading “Christmas Devotions: Humility”