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Gospels and Acts of the Apostles

Who did Mary, Joseph, and Jesus meet while they were at the temple?

They met Simeon, a devout man who had been told by the Holy Spirit that “he would not die until he had seen the Lord’s Messiah.” Simeon cradled the baby Jesus and exclaimed, “Lord, now I can die in peace! As you promised me, I have seen the Savior you have given to all people. He is a light to reveal God to the nations, and he is the glory of your people Israel.” (NLT, Luke 2:29–32) Mary and Joseph were amazed by this.



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