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Sermon for the Presentation of Christ, 2nd February 2014

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Sermons

“My eyes have seen your salvation” Luke 2:30

The story of Mary and Joseph bringing the forty day old Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem is one which has inspired artists and writers, but in this moment, in which the fulfil the Jewish law, there is inspiration for each one of us, inspiration of which we might think in four words beginning with “l”.

The first word is “long”. The wait for Jesus’ arrival has been a long, long one. Simeon would have known of the centuries of waiting that …