Article by: Nathan Brooks
And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.”
As we consider the events of the week of Jesus' crucifixion, let's also consider one of Jesus' final acts of mercy on the cross; a pardon and a promise given to a criminal.
This raises a question not just for repentant thieves, but for all believers. What is paradise? Does this promise to the thief apply to all Christians? Where do Christians go when we die?