Two Criminals - Luke 23:33 –And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. One railed at Christ - Luke 23:39 –One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, “Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!”
Both railed at Christ - Matthew 27:44 –And the robbers who were crucified with him also reviled him in the same way. What Happened? - Luke 23:40a –But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?
What Happened? Felt Fear (v. 40) Luke 12:4-5 –“I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. 5 But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him! Fear God and Don't Fear God
What Happened? Recognized Righteousness (v. 41) 2 Corinthians 5:21 –For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
What Happened? Saw the Savior (v. 42) Jesus the King One must SEE the Savior to BE with the Savior
“ Today...Paradise” Jesus died to bring man Eternal Life.