Damper on Joy?

Damper on Joy?

Pastor Ruth reminds us that even though Simeon’s words about Jesus’ future seem to put a damper on the Christmas joy we feel we do feel joy because God’s salvation has come in the form of Jesus.

Reading: Luke 2:25-52

Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace,
    according to your word;
for my eyes have seen your salvation,
    which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples,
a light for revelation to the Gentiles
    and for glory to your people Israel.

Luke 2:29-32 (NRSV)


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