THE THIEF ON THE CROSS

(The Repentant Robber)
By
Shelby G. Floyd

On Mount Calvary there were three crosses on that fateful day in the long ago. The Lord Jesus Christ was crucified between two thieves. Luke records this event with remarkable brevity and in simple terms:

“Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left” (Luke 23:32-33).

One man said that when he was ready to die he wanted two politicians to come and stand on each side of him. He said, “Christ died between two thieves and I want to die the same way.” Continue reading “THE THIEF ON THE CROSS”