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    A Centurion

    In Matthew 8:5-13 Jesus is in Capernaum, and a centurion came up to him. The Centurion said to Jesus “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, suffering terribly.” Now let’s pause right here and notice 4 major things about this passage. The first thing to notice here is that the centurion acknowledged and noticed that Jesus was Lord. He knew that, because Jesus is the son of God, he could heal his servant. The second thing is that this man is a man of power and wealth, he has to be to have a servant of his own. The third thing is that he is a man of compassion…

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    The Leper

    In Matthew 8 we read about how Jesus cleanses a leper, he (the leper) had an illness that made him unclean.•So when Jesus was in the area he went to him and said “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.”•Some great things about this is ONE the leper acknowledged that Jesus was Lord he said “Lord, if you will” by doing this he surrendered his thoughts unto Christ. •ANOTHER thing he did was he “ knelt” or “worshipped” (as the KJV puts it) Jesus. He knew that the world could not cleanse but he knew that Christ could and would, because he had faith!!!•Because he asked Christ to clean…