The Songs of Christmas:  Simeon’s Song

 

“Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.”

Luke 2:29-32 (NIV ’84)

 

1.     His birth PREPARES us for DEATH.  vs. 29-31                         

The Characteristics of a Savior:

·       He was GOD

·       He was MAN

·       He was SINLESS

·       He was LOVE

 

2.     His birth EQUIPS us for LIFE.  v.32

 

·       He is the ONLY Light for ALL people.  John 8:12;12:46

·        He is the Light that REVEALS TRUTH.  Luke 2:34-3