In this article, we take a close look at an account in the New Testament that critics love to share as evidence that the gospels are unreliable and contradictory. It’s the story of the centurion, shared in chapter 8 of Matthew and chapter 7 of Luke. In this account, a centurion asks Jesus to heal one of his servants.
The Alleged Contradiction
Here’s the relevant part of the story in Matthew 8: 5-8 (ESV): Continue reading