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Text: Luke 19:1-10 Luke tells us four things about Zacchaeus. First of all, his name; Zacchaeus, is from the Hebrew zakkai, meaning “pure” or “innocent.” Second, his profession was “chief tax collector,” meaning that Zacchaeus was neither pure nor innocent. Third, Zacchaeus was short; he had to climb and nestle in a nearby tree to get a good view of Jesus. Fourth, this short, chief tax collector with a bird’s eye view of Jesus was rich, filthy rich, most likely, at the expense of his own people. When Jesus comes to town, he pauses and then looks up to see a short man straddled on the limb of a sycamore tree. Jesus tells the tree squatter, Zacchaeus, “Hurry down. I must stay at your house to

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