Passion for Praise: 'Simeon's Praise'

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Simeon took him into his arms and blessed God: "God, you can now release your servant; release me in peace as you promised. With my own eyes I've seen your salvation; it's now out in the open for everyone to see: A God-revealing light to the non-Jewish nations, and of glory for your people Israel."
— Luke 2:28-32 MESSAGE

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Illustration of Luke 2:28-32 MESSAGE — Simeon took him into his arms and blessed God: "God, you can now release your servant; release me in peace as you promised. With my own eyes I've seen your salvation; it's now out in the open for everyone to see: A God-revealing light to the non-Jewish nations, and of glory for your people Israel."

About This Devotional

Passion for Praise is a daily devotional consisting of a passage of Scripture that emphasizes praise to our God.