He just finished the Sermon
The meaning of real faith
The centurions was a man of amazing faith
The authority of Jesus Christ
He can heal with a word and from a distance
Ministry outside the Jewish community
Centurion was leader of 100 men. Stationed in Capernaum.
He loved those he ruled – v. 2
His servant was sick (valued his servant)A beloved guest at a banquet.
Person of authority loves those he leads.
He was loved by others – vv. 4-5
Elders pleaded “He is worthy”
He was humble – v. 6
I am not worthy
He was hopeless
Not in his strength nor might.
Acknowledged Jesus as Lord – v. 6
Trusted in His word – v. 7
Say the Word
Jesus went – v. 6
Jesus was amazed – v. 9
Because of the man’s faith
He was not surprised, He was pointing out the amazement of the GENTILE’S faith
The faith of a Gentile, yet rejected by His own
Jesus healed – v. 10
The power of the Word
Heals, Restores, Gives life
Do we have the same faith today?
Do we believe that only Jesus can make things right?
Do we truly trust in the compassion and authority of Christ?
Do we share this hope of Christ to others?