“Grow: Present Yourselves As An Offering”
Rev. Dr. Mary Miller
Luke 2:21-23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Jesus Presented at the Temple
21 And when eight days had passed, [a]before His circumcision, His name was then called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.
22 And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”),
[a] Luke 2:21 Lit so as to circumcise Him