Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he called to him two of the centurions and said, “Get two hundred soldiers ready by
the third hour of the night to proceed to Caesarea, with seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen.”
When the centurion heard this, he went to the
commander and told him, saying, “What are you about to do? For this man is a Roman.”
The prudent sees the evil and hides himself,
naive go on, and are punished for it.
But the centurion said, “
Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
“ Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.