And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
 And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
Notice a common thread here? Zacharias and Elisabeth were:
 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Joseph was a just man also:
 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.
Is your desire to be used of God? Then we need to be living for God!
Or we can just enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season (Hebrews 11:25).