There were three crosses, and upon each one an important decision was made. On the cross in the middle hung Jesus Christ, the Son of God. He willingly chose to offer up His life as a sacrifice to pay for our sins and give us an opportunity to spend eternity with Him. On either side of Him hung a man who was facing the end of his life and was about to pass into eternity. They each had time to make a choice. One chose at that moment to reject who Jesus was and what was being offered to him—salvation and eternal life. The other chose to believe and asked Jesus to save him. To this man Jesus said, “Today you will be with me in paradise.”¹
On which side of the cross will 𝘺𝘰𝘶 stand? What choice will you make while you have this moment of time?
¹ Scripture portion taken from Luke 23:43 of the New King James Version of the 𝘏𝘰𝘭𝘺 𝘉𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦, ©1982 by Thomas Nelson.
© Revised text and photo Francee Strain, April 15, 2022. Original article posted April 19, 2019.