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Zacchaeus

Zacchaeus the cheating tax collector meets Jesus and changes his attitude to greed.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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Zacchaeus had lots of money but he was not a nice man. His job was to collect and change money but he took too much. – Slide 1
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When he took money from people he took some money for himself. He was not kind. Nobody liked Zacchaeus. – Slide 2
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When Jesus was coming to town, everyone went to see Him. Zacchaeus was very small. No one would let him see Jesus. – Slide 3
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He quickly ran ahead and climbed up a tree. He waited for Jesus to go past. Now he could see Jesus. – Slide 4
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Jesus stopped under the tree He looked up. ‘Zacchaeus come down,’ said Jesus, ‘I am coming to your house today.’ – Slide 5
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People said, ‘Doesn’t Jesus know that Zacchaeus is a bad man?’ ‘Do what is good and right, Zacchaeus,’ Jesus said. Zacchaeus listened. – Slide 6
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He was sorry he had taken people’s money. He paid it all back. ‘I love Jesus,’ said Zacchaeus. ‘Now I will do what is good and right.’ – Slide 7
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