The Other Two Crosses
In suffocating gulps of his final breath, the other thief shouted, “Shut up, David.
You a disgrace to your good name. Me and you are nailed here because we deserve it.
This man done nothing wrong.” A moment later.
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”
“Gustavo, listen to me…” “How’d you know my name?” “Listen to me. This very day you will be with me in paradise.”
Who were these two other young men on the crosses?
What were their lives like?
What brought them to their deaths next to Jesus?
Why was one thief and murderer sympathetic to Jesus in the last minutes of his life and the other demanding?
Where did Barabbas fit into this story?