Simeon's Song

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Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2

Simeon's Song

December 20, 2013   •   Luke 2:22-35

Of the four Christmas songs in Luke 1 and 2, perhaps the most poignant is the last one, the song of the aged Simeon in the temple. It's known as the Nunc Dimittis, from its opening words in Latin, “Lord, now let your servant depart in peace.” So here's an interesting question. What would make you able to die in peace?

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