Zacchaeus


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Zacchaeus

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Zaccheus

(both: zăkē`əs) [Gr.,=Heb. ZaccaiZaccai
, in the Bible, family that returned from the Exile.
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], in the New Testament, publican of Jericho, short of stature, who climbed a tree to see Jesus.

Zacchaeus

little man took to tree to see Christ. [N.T.: Luke 19:3–4]
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But they must surely have felt uncomfortable about the revolutionary hymns of the infancy narratives, the Nazareth manifesto, or Luke's special material about the rich and the poor, including Zacchaeus' |sacrifice' (Luke 1: 46-55, 68-79; 4: 16-30; 12: 13-21; 16: 19-31; 19: 1-10).
Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth is retiring after being in charge since May 21, 1990.
In biblical times, taxes and tax collectors like Matthew and Zacchaeus were loathed, and one favour the people who misunderstood the mission of Jesus Christ would have Him do them was abolish taxes, hence their poser to him whether or not it was lawful to pay tax unto Caesar.
Besides fundraising and meeting with some admirers in Congress, she accepted an invitation from Edward Guinan to the opening of Zacchaeus Community Kitchen, an offshoot of the Community for Creative Non-Violence that the peace activist had begun two years earlier.
Yes, we are talking about Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector who once famously climbed a sycamore tree.
Luke chapter 19 verses 1-9 tells of Zacchaeus the Tax Collector and the great influence Jesus had on him.
In Luke 19: 110, we have the story of Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector.
Zacchaeus did just that and Jesus affirms his example.
In a brilliant study of the story of Zacchaeus, Westhelle notes that Jesus' interruption of Zacchaeus' life illustrates a "harsh grace" to a man whose vocation is intertwined with Roman violence and brutality (131).
This feat impresses even Jesus, who declares, "Today salvation has come to this house." We're talking about Zacchaeus, the most celebrated short guy in salvation history.
Bishop Buckle, meanwhile, announced that he has agreed to be chaplain to a newly-formed group called Zacchaeus, based in Vancouver, made up of people with a homosexual orientation who are either celibate by choice or who have experienced a reorientation to heterosexuality because of their Christian faith.