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Zacheus was despised, but he must have thought that was a small price to pay for the potential to get rich.
Zacheus was hungry for this vision, because his operative vision wasn’t working.
Jesus pedagogical strategy was to facilitate Zacheus in having an experience of feeding the poor and the humble ones, embodied in a hungry, poor, penniless peasant, Jesus himself.
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  Zacheus the Tax Collector. Who is Zacheus the Tax Collector? What is Zacheus the Tax Collector? Where is Zacheus the ...
The tax collector climbed up a sycamore tree so that he might be able to see him.
Jesus told the man, who was a hated tax collector, that he intended to visit his house.
The crowd was shocked that Christ would sully himself by being a guest of a tax collector.
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It was on a sycamore tree, that Zacheus, a man of short stature, climbed to see Jesus, who was passing by amidst a crowed of people.
The house of Zacheus, the rich tax collector and leader, was in this city.
Jesus, walking along its streets in the midst of the crowd, saw Zacheus seated on a sycamore tree, called out to him, made him come down, went to his house, accepted his hospitality, had supper with him and spent the night there.
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 UP A TREE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
Tax collectors throughout Palestine were known to be corrupt officials on the take, though there were undoubtedly exceptions.
Zacheus was short and had to be rather aggressive and bold, to fight through the crowd, to swallow his pride - no dignified Jews would climb a tree to watch- and overcome his size.
Zacheus is born again, he is changed by the power of the Spirit brought to him by the word of God which Jesus spoke.
www.glenviewcov.org /messages/07-21-02_UP_A_TREE.htm   (2213 words)

  
 THE SALVATION OF ZACHEUS
Zacheus was not only a publican but the text tells us He was the chief among the publicans.
I can see Zacheus as he looks over the books and realizes that he is in a position to acquire great sums of money for his personal gain.
Zacheus becomes a philanthropist with a huge heart for now he is concerned with the poor in his society.
www.carmichaelbaptist.org /Sermons/sollosi1.htm   (1618 words)

  
 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
The tax collector climbed up a sycamore tree so that he might be able to see him.
Jesus told the man, who was a hated tax collector, that he intended to visit his house.
The crowd was shocked that Christ would sully himself by being a guest of a tax collector.
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 SermonCentral.com: "Follow Me, and bring friends . . ." by Ronald Gillenardo
The tax collector would be on the lowest rung of the social ladder.
And the tax collector basically collected the roman taxes for them, and to make things worse, they were allowed to tack on as much as they wanted for their own fee.
The Pharisees were questioning why Jesus eats with Tax collectors and sinners, and Christ says it’s not the healthy that need a doctor but the sick, and He did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
www.sermoncentral.com /sermon.asp?SermonID=78157   (1045 words)

  
 Giving Thanks: A Matter of Perspective
Zacheus was sitting, safe and distant, in his tree – and Jesus found him out.
Zacheus was perched in the branches of his own point of view, watching the parade go by, and Jesus called him down to march to a new kind of music.
Zacheus was, in one moment, the person he had always been.
www.templeumc.org /sermons/2001/sermon011104.htm   (1686 words)

  
 Sid the Sycamore Tree
Nobody liked Zacheus because he was a tax collector and just like today, people back then didn’t like to give their money to the government.
When Zacheus heard about this man Jesus he too wondered if this man was really the Savior that God's word had promised would come or whether he was just a con man like himself.
Zacheus was there in the crowd as well, also very anxious to see Jesus but he was a very short man and could not see over the bigger people in the crowd.
www.backdoorbible.org /html/sid.htm   (1211 words)

  
 Jesus and Zacchaeus: Homily for 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C - on the Gospel
The chief tax collector was not a worker on a fixed salary, he was the sole proprietor of a business enterprise.
The chief tax collector would pay that amount to the Roman authorities and then have the sole right and freedom to impose and collect taxes from the inhabitants of the city.
Though the chief tax collector made a lot of money, he was hated in the city, not only because he overtaxed the people, but also because he was helping the pagan Romans to exploit his own people.
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 People Matter
Zacheus is identified by a moral tag or by a job title, not by who he is, not by his name.
Nobody likes a tax collector, especially in his culture where in order to make a profit he would have price gouged his fellow Jews while short changing the Romans as much as he could.
He was "Zacheus" and he was always meant to be part of the family of God.
www.mppc.org /e_sermons/esermon_1998/july_98/7_4_98.html   (2542 words)

  
 Come Down, Zacheus
Zacheus is a tax collector, and not only a tax collector but the chief tax collector.
Zacheus hears the rumors of the miracles of Jesus.
Zacheus was shown divine Mercy and he responds to that Mercy.
www.penitents.org /frdzacheus.html   (1379 words)

  
 Zacheus the Tax Collector Article, ZacheustheTaxCollector Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
Jesus told the man, who was a hated tax collector, that he intended tovisit his house.
At Er-riha (Jericho) there is a large, venerable looking square tower, which goes by the traditional name of the House of Zacchaeus.
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 ZACCHAEUS, THE TAX COLLECTOR
The publicans (or tax collectors) had the responsibility of collecting several different kinds of taxes for the Roman Empire.
The tax collectors had to send to Rome the amount of taxes Rome demanded.
We are not told about the source of his riches, but the implication seems to be that he had become rich through his activities—both legal and illegal—as a tax collector.
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 Looking at Jesus find a lost man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
To be a tax collector in that day was to serve the employee of the oppressive, hated, conquering Romans.
The Roman government placed inordinate burden on the citizens of the land and the tax collectors were the guys who collected.
Tax collectors were often wealthy because they skimmed from the collections at their pleasure.
www.trinitychurch.org /tm/Sermon/2004/Looking%20at%20Jesus%20find%20a%20lost%20man.htm   (1680 words)

  
 What’s All the Fuss about this Tithing Business?
Today, in contrast to the past, at least 25% of all federal and provincial Canadian tax dollars are spent on social justice issues every year and the amount keeps growing.
At least 25% of all federal and provincial tax dollars collected by the mid-1990’s, in Canada, went to some form of social spending: education, health care, welfare etc. During the period of the Bible such spending was unheard of.
Nevertheless, the payment of taxes to the government does not satisfy the Christian’s responsibility to support the preaching of the Gospel by the payment of tithes to the church.
www.cgitoronto.org /cgi/literature_tithing.htm   (5182 words)

  
 Christianity.com - Life in a Sycamore Tree: Lessons from Zaccheus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature.
The “crowds” around Zacheus may have deemed him as unworthy of the encounter that was about to occur but God did not see him this way.
Zacheus climbed that tree to see Jesus; he positioned Himself for the encounter; the call, the vocation that was given to Him that wonderful day.
home.christianity.com /topics/church/leadership/107387.html   (3222 words)

  
 Southminster Presbyterian Church - News Detail
Now Zacheus was a man who was a tax collector by trade and not just any tax collector, he was the chief tax collector.
It was a common practice in that day that a tax collector could keep any extra he could collect as long as the correct amount of taxes were deposited in the treasury.
That practice obviously made any tax collector very unpopular.....and particularly in that he was the chief crook managing other crooks who collected under him.
www.southminsterchurch.com /sermonseriesNewsDetail.asp?id=58   (2376 words)

  
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Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature.
Zacheus climbed that tree to see Jesus; he positioned Himself for the encounter; the call, the vocation that was given to Him that wonderful day.
Zacheus’ story reminds us of who does the choosing and who does the responding.
www.cbn.com /spirituallife/BibleStudyAndTheology/discipleship/Fournier_Bredesen_Tribute.aspx?option=print   (2599 words)

  
 zacheus the tax collector, san joaquin county tax collector, earl k wood tax collector, jacksonville tax collector - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
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 The Questioning Christian: Jesus Didn't Wait for Zacheus to Repent
As our (very orthodox) rector pointed out in his sermon, Jesus was ready to be a guest of Zacheus, a chief tax collector and thus a collaborator with the hated Roman occupiers, before Zacheus repented.
A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich.
The rector commented (I paraphrase from memory) that from the perspective of Israel, Zacheus was a traitor, a collaborator with the hated Roman occupiers.
www.questioningchristian.org /2004/11/jesus_didnt_wai.html   (938 words)

  
 Catholic Online - Featured Today - Living Life in a Sycamore Tree: Learning from Zaccheus
“At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town.Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature.
Zacheus climbed that tree in order to see the Lord, not to be seen by Jesus.
This story of Zacheus invites us to ask the question “How are we doing?” It presents an opportunity to assess the relationship between our profession of faith and its application to our daily life.
www.catholic.org /featured/headline.php?ID=1706   (3215 words)

  
 Recipe: Volume 1, Number 7
Verses 1-4 tell us about Zacheus, who was a chief tax collector, the enemy of Jews and collaborator of Romans.
Under Roman rule, a tax collector might collect for himself whatever amount of money on top of what was required by the Roman government.
I believe what Zacheus did was not that he wanted to obey the Law.
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 Wikipedia: Saint Amator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The church of Notre Dame (1479) contains a wooden Black Madonna reputed to have been carved by Amator.
Amadour was identified with the Biblical Zacheus, the tax collector of Jericho mentioned in Luke 19:1-10.
He is also thought to have been a servant in the house of the Holy Family, who married St.
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 Zacchaeus the Tax Collector | Story of Zaccheus from Luke 19 | Salvation by Grace | Almsgiving -Welcome to The ...
This reflection on the story of Zacchaeus (a.k.a Zaccheus) the tax collector first appeared in Our Sunday Visitor as a reflection upon Luke 19:1-10.
But the Roman system of “tax farming” made tax collectors especially despised.
The Romans wanted to collect as much tax as they could without tying up their own personnel.
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 Zacchaeus - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
The case of the Pharisee and the tax collector: justification and social location in Luke's Gospel.(Critical Essay)
Zacchaeus the tax collector - Reflections Today; Reflections Today.(Opinion/Editorial)
Zacchaeus the tax collector; Luke 19:1-10.(Opinion & Editorial)
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 travis county tax assessor collector, zacheus the tax collector, san joaquin county tax collector, earl k wood tax ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-17)
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 Steven S. Billings
Zacheus climbed to the top of a fig tree; he wanted to see for himself
The Savior passin' by, but he had to get up high to see around everybody else.
Zacheus let Him in, repented of his sin and gave a ton of money away!
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 Zacheus the Tax Collector - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
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 Remember Me...
Anyway, it may well be the case that you were up to date, but the Romans have plans to build one of the greatest ports in the empire, right near here - in Caesarea.
And considering what a great benefit this will be to every one right across Galilee, taxes are increasing to cover the cost.
As you all know, there are currently tax collections happening across Galilee, robbing our people of their savings and their livelihood.
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 Stuff Michael Meeks did
The story of Zacheus - so I had to pretend to be a burly person that couldn't be peered over at the front, and the vicar climed a ladder and swung from the rafters.
The parable of the Pharisee and the Tax collector in the temple - and the Tax collector coming away justified before God.
And finaly Zacheus, the hardened, calloused chief Tax Collector, a sinful collaborator with the Romans, a man whom to touch would bring defilement; Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.
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