Deathbed Confession

Can a wicked person make a deathbed confession and be saved by God? Isn't it unfair to have spent an entire lifetime doing bad things, lying, cheating? then get swooped up at the last minute?

One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!" 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 23:39-43

Two criminals. One chooses to despise; the other to honor. One chooses to hate; the other to love. I am grateful that God will call us to Himself anytime. The most wretched. Even on our deathbed.


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