Message from a Thief

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Today's reading: Luke 23:1-56

Two thieves were crucified alongside Jesus. One thief defiantly taunts Jesus about being "the Christ," but the other has a different heart. He reprimands the first thief for his self-centered worldly thinking saying, "'Do you not fear God for you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong'" (Luke 23:40-41). I was struck by this man's understanding of the situation. His words were a powerful reminder to me of God's grace and the fact that Jesus paid the penalty for all of my sin (my "due reward") as he hung and died on the cross.

Take some time today to think about Jesus' sacrifice on the cross. What does Jesus' death and resurrection mean for you personally? Would you thank Him for His sacrifice, and then tell someone else about Jesus and His love for them this weekend? Tami

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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