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From Luke 2:32 ff:

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“…And it had been revealed to [Simeon] by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ…

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(who would be)

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A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, and the glory of Israel.”

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   (1)  Something “old” was fulfilled for the Jews; something “new” was opened for the gentiles. Jesus the Messiah, or Christ was born as a human to provide  eternal salvation for everyone who will believe in Him.

   (2)  The first time Christ’s birth was celebrated on Dec. 25 was in 336 AD, during the time of the reign of the Roman Emperor Constantine. (Estimates of exactly when Jesus was born have ranged from 2 BC to 7 BC.)

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MERRY CHRISTMAS