Today, since the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Christians are now the ones appointed to GIVE THANKS; because Believers are the royal priesthood of God (1 Peter 2:9-10). It is Believers who must show the world how to GIVE THANKS to God!
Simeon rejoiced in his death, for he had completed his task: he had done the job God had set for him. When we die, will we be able to say the same?
We have an eternal advocate with the Father through Christ Jesus.
Christ’s reign in His Church is that of a shepherd-king. He has supremacy, but it is the superiority of a wise and tender shepherd over his needy and loving flock… Let us worship and bow down before Him as the people of His pasture.
“The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined” ~ Isaiah 9:2