Simeon

Simeon

Jan 01

Simeon   "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.”— Luke 2:25.   WHAT a biography of a man! How short, and yet how complete! We have seen biographies so prolix, that full one half is …

Luke:2:25

Simeon’s Swan Song

Jan 01

Simeon's Swan Song   “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: for mine eyes have seen thy salvation.” — Luke ii. 29, 30.   IF we are believers in Christ, we shall one day use words like these. Perhaps not just at present; and yet, possibly, sooner than some of us think, we …

Luke:2:29-30

“Nunc Dimittis”

Oct 08

"Nunc Dimittis"   "Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: for mine eyes have seen thy salvation."—Luke 2:29-30        Blessed wert thou, O Simeon, for flesh and blood had not revealed this unto thee; neither had it enabled thee so cheerfully to bid the world farewell. The flesh clings to the …

Luke:2:29-30