Scripture Stories
Chapter 6: Presentation at the Temple

“Chapter 6: Presentation at the Temple,” New Testament Stories (2005), 16–17

“Chapter 6,” New Testament Stories, 16–17

Chapter 6

Presentation at the Temple

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When Jesus was just a few weeks old, His parents brought Him to Jerusalem to present Him at the temple.

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Simeon, a righteous man who lived in Jerusalem, was at the temple. The Holy Ghost told him he would see Christ before he died.

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Simeon saw the baby Jesus at the temple. He held Him in his arms and praised God.

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Simeon said that the child would bring salvation to all people. Joseph and Mary marvelled at what he said.

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A widow named Anna also saw Jesus and knew who He was. She gave thanks and told many people about Him.