Moments With Marti

I love sharing what God has done in my life and the lessons that I have learned from each experience whether good or bad. There are many lessons that I have and am still learning. It's only been by His Grace that I can sit here today and without a doubt know that I am forever secure in His Love.
This blog is simply an avenue for me to share my heart felt thoughts from scripture as well as from my every day moments…My prayer is that there will be a small nugget of hope and encouragement that you can apply to your life as well.
Living By Grace,
Marti
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 03:42 PM
But the other criminal rebuked him.
"Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence?
We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve.
But this man has done nothing wrong."
Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom "
Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."
Luke 23:40-43
 
 
Have you ever wondered why it is that
the very first person that Jesus took with Him to Paradise was a thief?
Not a family member……
Not one of the twelve apostles……
Now even one of the Old Testament saints!
It was a thief…a common thief!
 
Paradise: the abode of God.
A thief was ushered into the very presence of Almighty God
by none other than Jesus Himself!
 
So what is this telling us today?
What message do these words, recorded so many hundreds of years ago, say to us now?
 
They are saying that no matter who you are, no matter what you have done….
God Loves YOU!
 

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