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Are deathbed confessions fair?

When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. ‘These who were hired last worked only one hour,’ they said, ‘and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the work and the heat of the day.’ Matthew 20:11-12

            Jesus told a parable about a landowner who hired workers at different parts of the day but at the end of the day paid them all the same.  The workers who were hired first complained that the one’s who worked only an hour got the same wages.

            Some could complain that a person who murdered dozens yet accepted Christ on his deathbed would be allowed into the same heaven as the saint who served the Lord faithfully in Africa, denying himself all the pleasures of earth, never hurting anyone.

            But in heaven, would anyone really care?  Would anyone scoff at anyone else as they both stood before Jesus?  The goal is getting off this planet with a life totally surrendered to God.  Would the faithful saint really care if the murderer got all the rewards of heaven?  No, they would all be enjoying the presence of God because of a life fully surrendered to him, whether for forty years or forty minutes.