A Post-Christmas Revelation: Lessons from Simeon Luke 2:25-38

Hillside Christian Church #Hillsiders, Rizal, Laguna, Philippines
A Post-Christmas Revelation: Lessons from Simeon Luke 2:25-38
I. The Fruit of the Holy Spirit 2:25 (Galatians 5:22-23)
A. Right living
B. Godly behavior
C. Patience
II. The Message of the Holy Spirit 2:26: “Don’t die until you’ve seen Jesus!” John 6:40
III. The Direction of the Holy Spirit 2:27-29
A. The Holy Spirit arranges the meeting. vs 27, John 16:8-11
B. When you find Jesus, embrace Him. vs 28, John 6:47-59
C. When you find Jesus, peace reigns. vs 29, John 14:27
IV. The Salvation Prescribed by the Holy Spirit 2:30-32
A. Not a secret message. vs 30-31, Acts 26:26
B. The glory of Israel is the light of the Gentiles. vs 32
V. The Cross Predicted by the Holy Spirit 2:33-35
A. The cross divides and unifies. vs 33-34, Matt. 10:34-39, Eph. 2:14-19, I Cor. 1:18, 22-24
B. Considering the cross is painful. vs 35
1. “Was the world this bad to make this necessary?” Yes- John 3:16
2. “Was I this bad to make it necessary?” Yes- I Tim. 1:15
VI. Spiritual People Confirm the Holy Spirit’s Message 2:36-38, I Cor. 14:27

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