Welcome to St Andrew's, Cobham. We are Cobham’s parish church and our aim is to know Jesus, and to make him known. We offer a host of activities for adults and children. Please explore our website to find out more. We hope to see you soon.
A light for
revelation to the Gentiles (that's us). That is how Simeon described the 40-day
old Jesus when he was presented at the table in accordance with Jewish law.
Simeon had waited a long time for this moment. The Holy Spirit had told him
that he would see the Messiah and prompted him to recognise this couple and
their baby amongst, probably, others coming for the same reason. His words were
both a celebration and a prophetic warning. Read them in Luke 2:22-40.
Simeon was not the
only one, a lady called Anna, then in her eighties, also recognised who the
child was and similarly proclaimed.
thoughts of many will be revealed" by that light. If you, like me,
have experienced things being revealed that you were scared would come
out, and then found out that it actually was a relief and meant healing could
take place, then you will understand how that can be Good News.