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“Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.” Luke 2:30–32, NIV. God gave Simeon an incredible promise that he would see the Messiah before he died. He lived everyday with the anticipation that He was going to see His Savior face to face. The moment Simeon saw Jesus, He knew that he was looking at salvation for the entire world. He extols God and…

“He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.” 1 Peter 1:20, NIV. Before God spoke light into darkness, named every star and created man and woman, He had a plan of redemption for humanity (Gen 1:3; Ps 147:4; Gen 1:27). God proves His proximity by demonstrating His infinite love by coming to earth in human form. Jesus is the long awaited promise of the Messiah, the fulfillment of hundreds of Old Testament prophecies. One of my favorite stories about Jesus as a baby is found in Luke 2:22–40. These…

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8 NKJV) What is Favor? Favor is defined as an act of kindness, support, or an approval that is granted beyond what is expected or even deserved. God granted to us the most precious gift we could ever receive – the gift of salvation. The Favor of God Will Save You. “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 5:1 NKJV). John: 3:16 and 1 John 3:16 tell us that God…