Articles in the thief on the cross tag

Thief on the Cross – My Kingdom is Not of This World


So what did Jesus mean when He said "You will be with me in paradise?" When you Google the phrase "Paradise" in the Bible, theologians almost unanimously say that Paradise is the place where the righteous go when they die.

There's some disagreement between exactly what this looks like. Here …

Thief on the Cross – The Scarlet Cord


Jesus was always dutiful to ensure that His ministry as the Messiah was in accordance with Old Testament Prophecy (John 10:35, Matthew 5:17-18, John 19:28). Jesus frequently did things, "so that it would be fulfilled." Matthew particularly includes these markers in his account (Matthew 8:17, Matthew …

Thief on the Cross – I Say Unto You "Today"


One day, while having lunch with some of my Christian friends, the topic of the thief on the cross was brought up. I shared that Adventists traditionally argue that the comma should be placed after "today," so that the statement reads, "Verily I say unto thee today, thou shalt be …

Thief on the Cross – Adventist Perspective


As we dive into a series of posts about the Thief on the Cross, I want to lay out the conventional treatments on Luke 23:42-43.

Many Christians interpret this passage to mean one of two things:

  1. Jesus promised the Thief on the Cross that the thief would be with …