Can Everyone Really Be Forgiven?

Luke 23:39-43

 



1. Salvation Is And Always Has Been By The Grace Of God.



“And Jesus said to him, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.’”
Luke 23:43 (NKJ)

“But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name:”
John 1:12 (NKJ)



2. The Promise Christ Made To The Thief Reveals That God Will Answer The Prayer Of An Honest Sinner.



“But the other, answering, rebuked him, saying, ‘Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man has done nothing wrong.’ Then he said to Jesus, ‘Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.’”
Luke 23:40-42 (NKJ)



3. The Promise Christ Made To The Thief Gives Hope To All Sinners.



“But He needed to go through Samaria.”
John 4:4 (NKJ)



4. The Promise Christ Made To The Thief Shows Us What Death Can Mean To The Believer.



“And Jesus said to him, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.’”
Luke 23”43 (NKJ)

“For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”
Philippians 1:21 (NKJ)

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.”
Psalm 116:15 (NKJ)



5. The Promise Christ Made To The Thief Reveals That Salvation Is As Near As Today.



“And Jesus said to him, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.’”
Luke 23:43 (NKJ)