The story of the most evil act on the most innocent victims includes at its center the salvation of the guilty.
The response is either mocking or mourning.
1) We all double down on death.
2) Do you not fear God?
3) If you will hold onto nothing, you can take hold of the Savior.
4) The dying Lord will listen to you. The criminal believes the following with what he says:
a. God has authority.
b. I am under condemnation.
c. This punishment is right because of my sin.
d. This man Jesus suffers without sin.
e. I will call Him by name
5) Hope is found in the name of the King.
f. Jesus is the King
g. Jesus has a realm of rule
h. Jesus cares about me and will think of me with mercy if I ask.