Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 6, 2021
Jesus promised forgiveness in general to all who had a part in His crucifixion, but to the dying thief next to Him He made a very personal and precise promise that can be claimed by all who will, like this thief, turn to Jesus in faith.
Jonathan Swift made the well known statement, "Promises and pie crust are made to
be broken." This attitude has prevailed through much of history, and the result has been
that many have been rich in promises, but poor in performance. Many centuries ago
Ovid suggested that men ought to