[DailyReading] The faith of the centurion
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Mon Sep 22 00:00:03 MDT 2014
Reading: The faith of the centurion 2014-09-22
Reference: Matt. 8:5-13
Matthew 8:5: And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,
Matthew 8:6: And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.
Matthew 8:7: And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him.
Matthew 8:8: The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
Matthew 8:9: For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.
Matthew 8:10: When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.
Matthew 8:11: And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 8:12: But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Matthew 8:13: And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.
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