Luke 23

Luke 23

Don’t Miss The Moment

by Andrew Kinney

But the other criminal protested, “Don’t you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die? We deserve to die for our crimes, but this man hasn’t done anything wrong.” then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.” And Jesus replied, “I assure you, today you will be with me in paradise.”


Jesus was dying, and he still took the time for the criminal next to him and had one conversation that changed that man’s eternity.  How many of us are too busy texting, scrolling through facebook, or always in a hurry?  We can miss the moment to impact someone’s eternity if we aren’t paying attention.  We have to look for opportunities to be Jesus’ ambassador to this world.  We have to look beyond ourselves and be the hands and feet of God.  I want to encourage you to walk through your day as if Jesus is right next to you the whole time.  Talk with Jesus, and ask him for help. Live with the awareness that we are citizens of heaven, and that we live on earth to be missionaries to the world.  Remember, we don’t save people, we get to introduce people to the truth. We get to introduce Jesus to those around us. You are a walking testimony of what happens when you submit to Jesus, and make him Lord over your life.  



Dear Lord God, 

Thank you for providing a way to save me from my sin.  Holy Spirit, please guide me today and make me sensitive to your promptings.  I don’t want to miss the moments anymore,  please forgive me for the times that I have.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.