“Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple” by Rembrandt

Rembrandt. Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple. c. 1666-69. Oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

“Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.”

The Gospel according to Luke, chapter 2, verses 29-32, ESV

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One response to ““Simeon with the Christ Child in the Temple” by Rembrandt

  1. Rudy Dyck

    Just heard the story of Simeon seeing salvation in the Christ child in a sermon on the love Sunday of Advent. Wow!

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