Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Historical Theology

First Advisor

Alfred von Rohr Sauer

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Exodus 20:11; Luke 9:26; 2 Samuel 14:17, 20; 2 Thessalonians 1:7; Hebrews 1:14; Psalm 91:11; Matthew 18:10; Matthew 4:10; Exodus 34:14; Genesis 3:24; Genesis 32:1-2; Revelation 12:7; Malachi 2:7; Matthew 11:10; Malachi 3:1; John 3:17-34; Isaiah 63:9; Genesis 48:16; Genesis 16:7; Genesis 28:12; Genesis 31:11-13; Genesis 16:10-12; Genesis 22:18; Exodus 3:4; Exodus 4:17; Exodus 13:21; Exodus 14:19-24; Exodus 23:20-23; Exodus 33:2-3; Numbers 20:16; Numbers 22:22-35, 38; Mark 2:7; Psalm 103:20; Psalm 104:4; Luke 5:21; 1 John 3:4; Ecclesiastes 7:20;


The question remains, if Simeon had such a faith, and the Greek or the New Testament indicates he did, where did he get such a clear picture of Christ, and God's plan of salvation? The main source of his faith was found in the Old Testament, sacred writings considered by the faithful Jews of his time to be the Scriptures wherein God had revealed His salvation to men. He had searched and found, he had thirsted for the water of life; and he had found the eternal fountain of God's mercy and grace to a sinful and fallen mankind.

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