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ed before the Saviour praying for his servant? How pure must have been his life, and how clear and strong his faith, to bring from our Lord that high commendation, Verily, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. We cannot forget that amidst the darkness and horror of the crucifixion conviction seized the heart of another Roman soldier, and while the Jews derided the suffering Christ, he exclaimed, Truly, this man was the son of God. It was in the house of Cornelius of the Italian band, a devout man, that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always, that the gospel message was opened to the heathen world. To this godly soldier an angel was sent to assure him that his prayers and his alms had come up for a memorial before God. On him, his family, and his devout soldiers, the Holy Ghost fell while Peter preached, and like as it was on the day of Pentecost, they spake with tongues and magnified God. Thus,