The Roman Centurion: A Wonderful Example

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The Roman Centurion: A Wonderful Example

Date: August 14, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Luke 7:1-8 |


The Roman centurion sets a wonderful example through…

Lesson 1: His ____________________ (Luke 7:2-3; Gal 6:2; Jam 2:15-16).

Lesson 2: His ________ (Luke 7:5).

Lesson 3: His __________________________ (Luke 7:6-7 cf. John 18:28, Acts 10:28, 11:2; Phil 2:3).

Lesson 4: His __________________ __________________________ (Luke 7:8 cf. John 4:34, 5:30, 6:38).

Lesson 5: His ________________ (2 Kings 5:9-11 cf. Luke 7:6-7).

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Memory Verses: Matthew 11:28-30

Day 1: Read Luke 7:1-3 and discuss: Describe the general relationship between the Jews and the Romans during this time. Based on this description what is significant about those the centurion sends to Jesus? What do we learn about the centurion’s character, that we should emulate?

Day 2: Read Galatians 6:2 and discuss: Describe why the centurion is a good example of the command given in this verse. Consider the last time you had an opportunity to fulfill Gal. 6:2. What happened? What was the situation? What did you do or not do? What was the outcome?

Day 3: Read Luke 7:1-6, Phil. 2:3-4 and discuss: In what specific way was the centurion ‘considerate’? Cite specific verses in your answer. When was the last time you were acting in conceit or rivalry? What was the situation? What was the outcome?

Pray for those who lead, feed, and care for the flock, and their families (Col. 4:3, 2 Thess. 3:1): Pastor Scott (Elder) and Steve Johnson (Deacon)

Pray for these church members/families (1 Tim. 2:1, Eph. 6:18, Col. 1:9): Matthew & Mariya Farnell, Derrek Fitzgerald, Randy & Melanie Hanson, Cindy & Rex Hapala, Joan Harshberger

Pray for “kings” and those in authority (1 Tim. 2:2): LocalWoodland Police Chief Phillip Crochet; State - State Senator Dean Takko; NationVice President Joe Biden

Pray for the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38): Those we directly support: Andy & Karina Smith (Uganda)

An Unreached People Group: Gurung (Buddhist, in Nepal)

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