The Roman Centurion, Luke 23:47-49

The Roman Centurion watched Jesus die as a representative of the Roman Empire. There were many other people watching including some of Jesus followers. we know John was there because Jesus spoke to him to look after Mary His mother.

Background Reading: The Roman Centurion
47 When the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God and said, “This man certainly was righteous!” 48 When all the crowds who had come together for this spectacle saw what had taken place, they beat their chests and left. 49 But all his acquaintances, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, were standing at a distance watching these things.
Luke 23:47-49
Also read Matthew 27:54-56; Mark 15:33-41; John 19:28-30

Other modules in this unit: