Daily Devotion on Luke 2:25-40
Text: Luke 2:25-40
My son loves to have visitors at the house. When he knows we are having guests stay with us, he can’t wait. If it is friends of the family, even better. But if it’s one of his sets of grandparents, then watch out! When we are on grandparent watch, we are counting the number of sleeps till they arrive. We get asked about it every day. We have a little boy who can’t sleep at night. The excitement is barely containable.
Imagine Simeon and Anna. Day in and day out they were at the temple worship and serving the Lord. Simeon was even told that some time before he died he would get to see the promised Savior. Then in walk Joseph and Mary one morning for the “presentation” and circumcision of their new son named Jesus.
What joy was theirs! What excitement! What peace! The one they had been waiting for had finally arrived! The Savior of the world had come! The Light for all nations in a world of darkness and sin was shining brightly!
With eyes of faith we look back through history and the pages of Scripture to behold this newborn Savior for the first time all over again. Oh what joy and excitement fills our hearts! God has kept his promises! The Savior has come! We have peace!
This Christmas season–and every day–bask in the Light of the world that shines on you with his bright love and forgiveness–our Savior Christ the Lord!
Prayer: Lord Jesus, as believers of old once waited for your coming as Savior of the world, now we wait for your return as King triumphant. Keep us in the light of your love that we may see your face clearly and joyfully on that Last Day. Amen.
Posted on December 29, 2011, in Church, Daily Devotions, Preschool and tagged Anna, Church, Circumcision, Daily Devotions, Darkness, Light, Light of the World, Luke, Luke 2, School, Simeon, The Presentation. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.