Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They numbered in all about twelve men.
As for the Captain and the soldiers who were with Him keeping guard over Jesus, when they witnessed the earthquake and the other occurrences they were filled with terror, and exclaimed, "Assuredly he was God's Son."
All were awe-struck, and they gave glory to God--some saying, "A Prophet, a great Prophet, has risen up among us." Others said, "God has not forgotten His People."
They were quite unable, however, to resist the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke.
When Jesus had concluded this discourse, the crowds were filled with amazement at His teaching,
And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"
"No mere man has ever spoken as this man speaks," said the officers.
2 Corinthians 10:4
The weapons with which we fight are not human weapons, but are mighty for God in overthrowing strong fortresses.