The Holy Spirit moves Simeon to place confidence in God that a holy destiny lies ahead. He surrenders his life to his master. He praises God’s salvation as “a light for the revelation of the Gentiles” -- a redemption also for non-Jews, who include those very Romans who are the enemies and oppressors. St. Simeon was the "just and devout" man of Jerusalem who according to the narrative of St. Luke, greeted the infant Saviour on the occasion of His presentation in the Temple (Luke ii, 25-35). Catholic Exchange seeks to enable all to be enriched and strengthened in their Christian faith as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. By offering accessible articles and helpful tools for spiritual growth, we seek to make saints in our own time — especially among those who live busy lives but still seek to grow in friendship with Christ. Charles Simeon (1833). “Horae Homileticae: Or Discourses (principally in the Form of Skeletons) Now First Digested Into One Continued Series, and Forming a Commentary Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament; to which is Annexed, an Improved Edition of a Translation of Claude's Essay on the Composition of a Sermon: In Twenty-one Volumes. Selection of Orthodox icons in ancient Russian, Greek and Byzantine styles. Christian Jewelry, Silver and Gold religious crosses collection, Liturgical items, Orthodox Christian Easter, Christmas decorations and gifts.