God's Promise Fulfilled

Luke 2:21-40

As soon as the fall occurred in the garden we read in Genesis 3:15 of God's first promise of a future redeemed.  Later on when Abraham was told to offer his son Isaac we have Abraham's words of faith, 'The Lord will provide a lamb'.  He did for Isaac and later His only son Jesus.  The people continue to be reminded of this promise through several books in the Old Testament.  Today's reading in Luke 2 tells how the spirit revealed the promised one to Simeon and the prophetess Anna when baby Jesus was  presented at the temple.

 

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