Posts Tagged ‘Zacchaeus’

Luke 19:1-10 Came To Seek & Save The Lost

Jesus sees us every time

Jesus sees us every time

We get to meet Zacchaeus today. A little man on a mission. A despised man because he made his living at the expense of others. “He was a chief tax collector and he was rich” (verse 2).

Zacchaeus didn’t really know who Jesus was but Jesus knew who he was. I’m wondering how much Zacchaeus knew about Jesus. He apparently had heard stories about Him, otherwise he wouldn’t have been interested in finding out more. He was desperate to know more. He wasn’t planning on asking Him any questions, he simply wanted to see the Man everyone was talking about. I don’t know of any other character in the bible who went to such lengths just to have a look at Jesus. I don’t think tree climbing was part of Zacchaeus’ regular activities, but he could see no other way to accomplish his goal. Read more »