Jesus is Good News in the most significant sense imaginable. He is the Perfect Payer of our penalty; the Grace of God delivered. Jesus Christ came into this world and became a man and willingly went to the cross to pay the penalty for our sins as the Lamb of God for us. That is Good News!
39 One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him,[a] saying, “Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!” 40 But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? 41 And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.” 42 And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” 43 And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.”