What a wonderful way to be remembered in history! Simeon was a “righteous and devout” man. He told Joseph and Mary Who Jesus was, and they marveled. God promised Simeon that he would not die before seeing the Savior. He had seen Jesus; his life was complete. When we see Jesus, our lives will be made complete. Pray that the unsaved will respond to Jesus.

This post is part of a series of reflections that take us through the Advent season. They are intended to help us set our minds on the true meaning of Christmas. Manning Brown, director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, compiled these reflections for his church while he was stationed in Germany.