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  • The Centurion Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Mar 25, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,078 views

    Part 6 in Easter series, focusing on the personal encounter of the centurion at the cross with the crucified Christ and its lessons and parallels for each of us.

    SURPRISING ’STARS’ OF THE PASSION Part 6: The Centurion Rev. Todd G. Leupold, Perth Bible Church, Easter Sunday AM 3/23/2008 INTRODUCTION: As I certainly hope everyone has realized by now, today is Easter – Resurrection Sunday! It is the day in which we commemorate that day of days ...read more

  • The Worthy Centurion

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Mar 7, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 12,611 views

    A marvellous faith was not the only virtue possessed by the Centurion whose slave was healed by Christ.

    Jesus has just spent the better portion of His day healing the multitudes that flocked to him and, on a plain in the countryside near Capernaum, He had delivered a long sermon. We find our chapter beginning with the close of that sermon. Verse 1, “He had completed all His discourse in the ...read more

  • A Centurion's Story Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 16, 2006
    based on 38 ratings
     | 14,398 views

    A first person portrayal of the Centurion who proclaimed "Surely this was the Son Of God."

    (Everything listed in parenthesis is either a stage direction or a comment meant to give information that was not verbalized as part of the actor’s monologue. Items used for this presentation were: a rented centurion outfit, a short sword, a cat of 9 tails, and a tube of tanning cream to give the ...read more

  • A Centurion's Faith Series

    Contributed by James Hayford Sr. on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 206 ratings
     | 18,806 views

    Jesus talks with a Roman soldier whose servant is seriously ill commending him for his faith.

    A Centurion’s Faith Second In The Series “Conversations With Christ Matthew 8:5-13 5 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help. 6 "Lord," he said, "my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering." 7 ...read more

  • The Roman Centurion's View Of The Cross

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 10,473 views

    This is a dramatic monolgue of the Roman Centurion and some of what He may have seen and thought about the events surrounding the crucifixion and resurection of Christ.

    Title: The Roman Centurion’s view of the Cross Text: Mark 15:21-39 Date: 4/5/2007: Location: Franklin AARP I expected nothing but a routine day of work for my men and me. Jerusalem was for the most part "easy duty." Our job was to keep the peace and preserve law and order. However, ...read more

  • A Soldiers Story

    Contributed by Jay Mccluskey on Mar 19, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,290 views

    A narrative story from the perspective of the Centurion at the Cross of Jesus

    "With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last. The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, heard his cry and saw how he died, he said, “Surely this man was the Son of God!” Mark 15:37-39 NIV Some days are just ...read more

  • What A Person Might Be And Yet Still Be Lost

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on May 5, 2007
    based on 39 ratings
     | 7,835 views

    close look at Cornelius the centurion

    What A Person Might Be And Yet Still Be Lost Acts 10 Cornelius was the most revered deacon of his church, and chairman of most of his church’s committees. Each Sunday he was found in his church, and each weekday he lived a life worthy of much respect. He was of noblest generosity. He was a ...read more

  • Surely This Was The Son Of God (Whose Line Is It?) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 27, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 15,859 views

    Something happened the day Jesus was crucified that turned a callous Roman Centurion into a worshipper at the cross. It was something he "saw" and something he "heard." But what?

    OPEN: Years ago when I was in Bible college, a movie premiered in the movie theatres that some friends of mine and I wanted to attend. What struck me as I watched, were the powerful images of Christianity in the movie. The movie? It was called "The Poseidon Adventure." How many of you have seen ...read more

  • Matthew 8:5-7 Jesus Has No Favourites, Except Me! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 22, 2010
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,775 views

    Yes, I hate to tell you but He loves me the best. Well actually He loves and cares for everyone who comes to Him and all of a sudden you will realise that you are His favourite. I am not just a number in the system.

    Matthew 8:5-7 JESUS HAS NO FAVOURITES, EXCEPT ME! I'm now just another number in the system of "New Start". I made a phone call for Unemployment Benefits yesterday, while I am looking for a ministry opportunity. It took me a long time to get through and I was asked by a computer a series of ...read more

  • An Amazing Faith Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 16, 2002
    based on 486 ratings
     | 139,829 views

    The story of a Roman centurion’s faith takes the reader inside true faith and shows what faith does.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 15 An Amazing Faith Luke 7:1-10 Faith is not believing that God can; it is knowing that He will. Faith is deaf to doubt, dumb to discouragement, blind to impossibilities and ...read more

  • I Am Under Authority

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 8,207 views

    This sermon deals with the Lordship Of Jesus Christ, and the connection between faith and authority by looking at the healing of the Roman Centurion’s servant.

    I Am Under Authority GNLCC 8/5/2001 2 Tim 2:1-13 Psalms 8:1-9 Text Luke 7:1-10 Have you ever been in a grocery store and had the privilege of watching a child who could be described as a little brat. The mother would say, “put that candy back’, and the kid would say, “no”, and then rip ...read more

  • The Dynamite Of The Cross

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 14, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 10,379 views

    The dynamite (power) of the cross is displayed in the reaction of the centurion at Calvary’s cross. This is displayed through the righteousness and royalty of Christ, the response of heaven and the witness of the centurion’s own heart.

    The Bible does not give us many facts about activities of the centurions. In fact, centurions are referred to only four times in the Bible. Matthew 8 records the story where the centurion asked for his servant to be healed. “Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the ...read more

  • A Soldier's Story

    Contributed by William Groover on Mar 5, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 4,854 views

    Dramatic monologue in the form of a letter written home by the Centurion who crucified Jesus.

    "A Soldier’s Letter Home" Dr. Bill Groover Copyright 1997 From Claudius, son of Marcus, Legionnaire in the Imperial Army of Caesar--former Legionnaire in the Imperial Army of Caesar. To my beloved parents and family in Neapolis. May this letter find you in good ...read more

  • Jesus And The "Enemy"

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 15, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,487 views

    Message describing Jesus’ encounter with the Centurion asking for healing for his servant.

    Jesus and the "Enemy" Matthew 8:5-13 September 25, 2005 Introduction Our passage of Scripture contains an episode in the life of Jesus that is familiar to most, if not all Christians who have been going to church for any length of time or gone to a Sunday School class as a kid. It’s ...read more

  • A Vew From The Cross

    Contributed by William Nieporte on May 17, 2005
    based on 59 ratings
     | 14,781 views

    A first-person dramatic monolouge for Good Friday based on what might have been the thoughts of the centurion guard at the foot of the cross.

    A View From The Cross: “Father, Forgive Them” Good Friday Meditation – 2005 Dr. Bill Nieporte, Pastor, Red Bank Baptist Church Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Claudius. You can call me Claude. I am a professional soldier in the Roman army. I enlisted as soon as they’d take me ...read more