In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered.
Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early morning. They did not enter the headquarters themselves; otherwise they would be defiled and unable to eat the Passover.
When He entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him,
When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to Him, requesting Him to come and save the life of his slave.
When the centurion and those with him, who were guarding Jesus, saw the earthquake and the things that had happened, they were terrified and said, “This man really was God’s Son!”
When the centurion saw what happened, he began to glorify God, saying, “This man really was righteous!”
There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment.
As they were trying to kill him, word went up to the commander of the regiment that all Jerusalem was in chaos.