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History of Jesus Christ.

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Matthew, viii. 5-12, and Luke, vii, 1–10. And when Jesus

was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a certu.
rion, beseeching him, and saying, Lord, my servant lieth at

home sick of the pally, grievously tormented, and Jesus saith
unto him, I will come and heal him. The centurion answer.

ed and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come

under my root : but speak the word only, and my servant

thall be healed. For I am a, man under authority, having

foldiers under me, and I say to this man, go, and he goeth,

and to another, come, and he cometh ; and to my servant do

this, and he doeth it. When Jesus heard it he marvelled,
and laid to them that followed, verily I lay unto you, I have

not found so great faith, no not in Israel. And I say unto
you, that many thall come froin the east and west, and shall
fit down with Abrabam, and [faac, and Jacob, in the king.
dom of heaven : but the children of the kingdom shall be
cast out into outer darkness : there thall be weeping and
gnashing of teeth. And Jesus said unto the centurion, go
thy way, and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee,
And his servant was healed in the felt-lame hour.-Now
when he had ended all his layings in the audience of the
-people, he entered into Capernaum. And a certain centu.
rion's lervant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready
to die. And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the
elders of the Jews, beleeching him that he would come and

heal

heal his servant. And when they came to Jelus they be.
fought him inftantly, saying, that he was worthy for whom
he should do this : for he loveth our nation, and he hath
built us a synagogue, Then Jesus went with them. And
when he was now not far from the houle, the centurion sent
friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyselt;
for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my
roof : wherefore neither thought I myselt worthy to come
unto thee : but say in a word, and my servant shall be heal.
ed. For I also am a man fet under authority, having under
me loldiers ; and I say unto one go, and he goeih : and to
another come, and he cometh ; and to my servant, do this,
and he doeth it. When Jesus heard these things he marvel.
led at him, and turned him about, and said unto the people
that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found so great
faith, no not in Israel. And they that were sent returning
to the hou.e, found the servant whole that had been fick.

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