Thank you, Lord, for your provision of beautiful, sweet fruit. As I begin this journey of putting more fruit on my table, help me to be open to the spiritual aspect of fruit, too. In Jesus' name, Amen
Fruit Lovers Devotions to Go by Beth Bence Reinke
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"...Simeon...was just and devout...Anna...served God with fastings and prayers night and day..."
Read the story of Simeon and Anna found in Luke 2.
Why were Mary and Joseph at the Temple that day?
Simeon's story is one of a life spent waiting. What was he waiting for? Why was he waiting? What did Simeon say when he saw the infant Jesus? Who did he think Jesus was? Why did he think this?
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Anna's story is one of a life spent in devotion. Why was she at the Temple that day? What did she say when she saw the infant Jesus?
The stories of Simeon and Anna are both stories of faithfulness. How did each display their faithfulness? How were they each rewarded?
What traits do Simeon and Anna display in this passage?
What does this passage say to us today? How might we be more like Simeon and Anna?