Love Always Finds a Way

“There was a man there named Zacchaeus. He was the chief tax collector in the region, and he had become very rich.” (Luke 19:2 NLT) Tax collectors were despised people in Jesus’ day. They were typically Jews who worked for the Roman government collecting taxes from their own people. When someone was trying to describeContinue reading “Love Always Finds a Way”

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

“…a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!” (Matthew 11:19b) In the Bible, the word we translate in our English Bibles as “sin,” literally means “to miss the mark.”  If you’ve ever played darts, or you go to the shooting range, you know there is a large, often, round target with a series of smallerContinue reading “Jesus, Friend of Sinners”