The Centurion’s Faith

Matthew 8: 5-8

And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him, and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, fearfully tormented.” Jesus said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the centurion said, “Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

For as far back as I can remember, this passage has been the example for my faith. I know that I am not worthy either.

But I don’t need to be worthy, it’s not about my worthyness, it’s about God and his love and mercy toward me.

That same love and mercy that he has for you if you will accept it.

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One thought on “The Centurion’s Faith

  1. During every Roman Catholic Mass, the congregation recites this very line from the Roman Centurion, “Lord, I am unworthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul will be healed.”

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