What does Jesus say about tax collectors?
Jesus said that it was the tax collector who went home justified before God. He concluded, “Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
Who was the tax collector that Jesus had dinner with?
According to the Gospel of Matthew: “As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me”, he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.”
How did Jesus pay taxes?
Kings’ sons are exempt from paying taxes, so Jesus was not obligated to pay a tax to a temple belonging to his Father. But Jesus paid it anyway. By paying the tax with money delivered by a catfish, Jesus avoided one reason someone might have used to reject him.
Where Jesus ate with Zacchaeus the tax collector?
Jesus was passing through Jericho. There was a chief tax collector there named Zacchaeus, who was rich. Zacchaeus was a little man, and wanted to see Jesus, so he climbed a sycamore tree.
How many times did Jesus eat with his disciples?
He probably just ate two times a day – in the morning and in the evening. Some of the following article will be speculative and some will be based on educated guesses of the foods known to grow in the geographical area of Israel, but we can actually discover by reading in the Bible what certain foods Jesus ate.