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Three crosses crown the brow of Golgotha. One holds a man who represents the bulk of mankind. He’s guilty, totally unrepentant, and fails to even recognize Salvation in Person is right there. The extreme other holds one also guilty but he’s sorry, willing to admit his sin, and cries out to this present Salvation. The middle cross holds One who could have saved Himself (note this, blind Pharisee) but had He done that He could not have saved the thief and all of us sinners who follow in his wake. How extremely fitting that our Lord dies suspended between earth (His just-finished, temporary “home”) and Heaven (His pre-earth and post-earth, Eternal Home. And,

how utterly fitting that His death-location was between the hardened sinner and the sinner-saved-by-grace. Amen!

– eab, 10/8/16

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