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DOST, NOT THOU FEAR GOD?

Solomon said in Ecclesiastes 8:12 that “It shall be well with those who fear God.”  People who fear God end up in Paradise with Christ.  In his last few hours, one of the men who was crucified for committing a crime, came to accept an important lesson in life--that men must fear God (Luke 23).   Moses taught it.  Joshua taught it.   Jesus taught it and this man preached it!  “Dost, not thou fear God?!  He asked the other offender on the cross.  His life did not prove that he knew it; but he said it and preached the best message any preacher could preach.   Then he said to Jesus, Lord, remember me when you comest into thy kingdom.” Jesus answered, “Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.”   Sometimes the devil thinks he has you.  Sometimes people think the devil has you.  Then suddenly something shocking happens.  In the last few hours of your life.  The Father intervenes and you are saved in a remarkable unorthodox way just because you believed