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The Words of Christmas—Part 2

The Words of Christmas—Part 2

Patiently Trusting God

“And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him. And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,”
Luke 2:25–27
If you have small children or grandchildren—or if you have ever spent any time around young people—you know that patience and Christmas don’t necessarily go hand in hand. There is a constant looking at the calendar, counting down the days, and occasional expressions of wishing “Christmas would just hurry up and get here already!” (That’s true for some of us adults as well.) Most of us find it difficult to be patient. We want things to happen on our schedule, but God wants us to trust Him with