Bible: Luke 2:25-31

The Prophecy of Simeon

2:25 Now 1  there was a man in Jerusalem 2  named Simeon who was righteous 3  and devout, looking for the restoration 4  of Israel, and the Holy Spirit 5  was upon him. 2:26 It 6  had been revealed 7  to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die 8  before 9  he had seen the Lord’s Christ. 10  2:27 So 11  Simeon, 12  directed by the Spirit, 13  came into the temple courts, 14  and when the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what was customary according to the law, 15  2:28 Simeon 16  took him in his arms and blessed God, saying, 17 

2:29Now, according to your word, 18  Sovereign Lord, 19  permit 20  your servant 21  to depart 22  in peace.

2:30 For my eyes have seen your salvation 23 

2:31 that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples: 24 

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