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St. John Maximovitch: . . . The faith of the thief, born of his esteem for Christ's moral greatness, proved stronger than the faith of the Apostles . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
The Apostles wavered in their faith in Jesus as the Messiah, because they anticipated and desired to see in Him an earthly king, in whose kingdom they could sit at the right and the left hand of the Lord. The thief understood that the Kingdom of Jesus of Nazareth, despised and given over to a …