What Did Jesus Steal?

Jesus hung between two thieves as though he were a thief.  What did he steal?


“Between two thieves I spend my utmost breath,

As he that for some robbery suffereth.

Alas! What have I stolen from you?  Death.”

George Herbert, “The Temple” in George Herbert: The Complete English Poems, 30.

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One Response to What Did Jesus Steal?

  1. christina hunter says:

    I love this quote! It gives such HOPE in the new creation where King Jesus will put to death death…forever.

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