Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.
When Jesus commits his mother to John's care, he is showing us how our needs will be met when we leave everything to follow him.
It is a supreme irony that the people at the cross should look on the dying Savior and mock him with their own misunderstanding of this saying.
A Good Friday Meditation
What can we learn from Jesus about how to die?