Contributed by Adam Reichart on Oct 5, 2004
This sermon explores the faithful response of the centurion to Jesus. His faith in Jesus is rooted in his understanding of authority. This centurion has provided us with a picture of what it means to know Jesus Christ - as Lord of our lives.
The text for this morning’s message is taken from the Gospel lesson read earlier, especially these verses, [6 So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: “Lord, don’t trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. 7