Jesus Heals a Centurion’s Servant Featuring the Art of Henry Martin
In Capernaum, there lived a centurion -- a Roman army officer who commanded about one hundred men.
The centurion had a servant who was very ill. He was paralyzed and in great pain.
When Jesus entered Capernaum, the centurion went up to him and said, "Lord, my servant is at home in such pain that he can't even move."
“I will go and heal him,” Jesus replied.
But the officer said, “Lord, I am not worthy for you to enter my house. Just give the order and my servant will be made well.”
“I have officers who give orders to me, and I have soldiers who take orders from me. I can say to one of them, ‘Go!’ and he will go. I can say to another, ‘Come!’ and he will come. I can say to my servant, ‘Do this!’ and he will do it.”
When Jesus heard this, he was astonished. “In all of Israel I have not found anyone with this much faith!”
Then Jesus said to the officer, “You may go home now. Your faith has made it happen!”
At that very moment, the servant was healed!
Free use for ministry purposes is permitted. Not to be sold or distributed for profit. Copyright © 2006 by Henry Martin & Sermons4Kids, Inc.All Rights Reserved.