Hook: Can you describe a person whose Christian faith amazed you?
Book: Since when does a commanding Roman centurion humble himself before a roaming Jewish preacher? Unlike the nation of Israel, this Gentile recognized the authority and power of Jesus. Even the Lord was amazed: “I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.” This centurion was an example of the faith and obedience Jesus deserved. His humble faith in Christ made him stand out in an arrogant and selfish culture. He got what he wanted and more.
Took: Which situation in your life would permit you to startle others with your trust in the Lord?