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Nailed It

  • He said to Jesus, 'Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom.' Jesus said to him, 'Assuredly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.' Luke 23:42 WEB

    Three men were stripped naked, beaten, nailed to a cross and lifted up for all to see and mock. Two of the men were condemned thieves; the other was Jesus. While they struggled to breath, one of the thieves railed against Jesus and seemed only concerned with the moment. He had no concern or guilt over what he had done in the past and wanted Jesus to get him down where he could continue his life of sin.

    The other thief rebuked the first and said that they were getting what their deeds deserved, but that Jesus had done nothing wrong. Then he asked Jesus to remember him when He came into His kingdom. This thief acknowledged what he had done was wrong, and then he spoke to Jesus.

    Both men were guilty, both men spoke to Jesus, but only one man was saved. After a life of crime and now while he was getting what he deserved, God had mercy on him because he took the time to ask. God could have laughed and said, 'You worked hard to earn this, now enjoy it.' Instead, while breathing out his last few breaths, he turned to Jesus and was saved.

    God is merciful, and regardless of what you have done, it can be made right. Regardless of how long you have done it, it can be wiped away. A life of sin can be removed in a moment, even during your last breath. Though our sin is like scarlet, He will make it as white as snow (Isaiah 1:18).

    It is never too late to make things right with your maker, but like a wise investment, the earlier that you begin, the greater the reward that you will gain. When you fall, get back up and take another step. God's door is wide open, and all are welcome.

    Prayer: Lord Jesus, forgive me, come into my heart and be my Lord and Savior. Please guide me from this day forth and lead me into all that You have for me. I want to live my life for You and make every minute left count. In Your name, amen.

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Elena Vasquez
Elena Vasquez

amen.

January 30, 2017
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Lord Jesus, forgive me, come into my heart and be my Lord and Savior. Please guide me from this day forth and lead me into all that You have for me. I want to live my life for You and make every minute left count. In Your name, amen. Amen <3 Thank you :)

January 30, 2017
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Thank you Father in Heaven for the most precious gift in my life your Son my Savior Jesus!  I am truly blessed by the love you show me every day through your most precious Son Jesus Christ!  Amen!! Alleluia!!  Amen!!

January 30, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Thank you Father for blessing my life, even though I don't deserve it.

January 30, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen!!

January 30, 2017
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

Amazing passages!!!!!!!  Amen

January 30, 2017
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Christopher Shannon
Christopher Shannon

The scene at Calvary on that darkened afternoon, three crosses, models the fate of all mankind.  In the middle, we are offered the costly gift of salvation, in Christ Jesus.  On either side of our dying and soon to be resurrected Savior, two choices regarding eternity spent and where.  On one side, a repentant world asking to be forgiven, receiving paradise, those seeking Christ.  On Jesus' other side, the prideful rejecting remainder, forever fallen, eternal separation from God our Father.  The message of these three crosses is eternal and affects us all.  We all must and will choose, willingly or, unwittingly. 

 

January 30, 2017
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Amen, brother, well said!

January 30, 2017
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Christopher Shannon
Christopher Shannon

Thank you, Sylvia!  

January 31, 2017
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Janet Marsh-Lord
Janet Marsh-Lord

Thanks Christopher for your great comments. Amen.

January 30, 2017
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Christopher Shannon
Christopher Shannon

Thank you, Janet!

 

January 31, 2017
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Thank you for that picture..View.  That would be good to hang on a wall...WOW!  Blessings to you Christopher

February 8, 2017
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Christopher Shannon
Christopher Shannon

Thank you for your kind words, Cheryl!  Blessings to you also!

February 9, 2017
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio

Amen♡

January 30, 2017
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Heide Garner
Heide Garner

thankyou great devonal. God good we let him cleanse us even we think don,t derves it. God wants us not belive the lies of devil seek him whole heartly. 

January 30, 2017
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Kevin Cosse
Kevin Cosse

1 Cross + 3 nails = Forgiven

January 30, 2017
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Janet Marsh-Lord
Janet Marsh-Lord

Amen. It is never too late to make things right with God.

January 30, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Amen!    Thank you Pastor Dion for todays devotion. :-)

 

Prayer: Lord Jesus, forgive me, come into my heart and be my Lord and Savior. Please guide me from this day forth and lead me into all that You have for me. I want to live my life for You and make every minute left count. In Your name, Amen. <3

January 30, 2017
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Ida Ruth Rodriguez
Ida Ruth Rodriguez

Amen

January 31, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!

January 31, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! Pastors prayer, Lord Jesus, forgive me, come into my heart and be my Lord and Savior. Please guide me from this day forth and Lead Me into all that you have for me. I want to live my life for you and make every minute left count. In the name of Jesus Christ I prayAmen!!

January 31, 2017
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh

Amen.Thank you Jesus for loving me and forgiving me.

February 3, 2017
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

The Lord is sooo Gracious...Praise His Holy Name!!

February 8, 2017