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  • The Parable Of The Pharisee & The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 13, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,476 views

    Be like the tax collector, not the Pharisee

    [To receive free weekly sermons by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com] THE TARGET AUDIENCE To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable (v. 9). This parable was directed at SELF-RIGHTEOUS people. THE ...read more

  • The Tax Collector And The Pharisee

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 11,780 views

    Self righteousness and a critical, judgmental spirit usually go together. Why? Because self righteousness is a zero-sum game.

    Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at some of the parables of our Lord. A parable is a fictional story told to illustrate a spiritual reality. Jesus told many of them. As a preacher, He knew that what people often remember best about a sermon are the illustrations. He understood that ...read more

  • The Calling Of A Tax Collector

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 8,217 views

    This is a Bible study on the calling of Levi

    The Calling of a Tax Collector Luke 5.27-32 Midweek Bible Study August 27, 1997 Basic Background This takes place during the first year of Jesus’ ministry, early in the Galilean campaign, and shortly after the calling of Peter, James and John. This is all that we can say with assurance. No ...read more

  • Levi The Tax Collector

    Contributed by Chew Chew on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,897 views

    A message of hope to the broken, to those who does not know Christ.

    Title: Levi the Tax collector Text: Luke 5:27-32 LK 5:27 After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, “Follow Me.” LK 5:28 And he left everything behind, and got up and began to follow Him. LK 5:29 And Levi gave a big ...read more

  • Matthew – A Transformed Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Dec 20, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 14,330 views

    By calling Matthew as one of His disciples Jesus demonstrates His great love for sinners and His willingness to meet them where they are at – not where they should be. As disciples of Jesus was are called to have the same attitude.

    Matthew 9:9-13 Matthew – a transformed tax collector Scripture Readings:- Luke 18:9-14 Matthew 9:9-13 (text) When you hear a name you often associate an image with that name. If I told you that someone named their pet dog “Butch” – you would have a certain picture in mind wouldn’t you. ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on Aug 17, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 12,832 views

    The sin of self-righteousness is subtle and often undetected in our own lives, yet it often has devastating consequences.

    The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector Text: Luke 18:9-14 Introduction: A grocery store checkout clerk once wrote to advice-columnist Ann Landers to complain that she had seen people buy "luxury" food items--like birthday cakes and bags of shrimp--with their food stamps. The writer ...read more

  • The Pharisee And Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 24,668 views

    The true “righteous” person is not someone who flawlessly observes all the “rules”, but someone who begs for mercy and is accepted by God--despite having plenty of human imperfections. To illustrate this, Jesus tells a story of two people who are polar o

    In preparation for this sermon, I did my taxes last week…so I have lots to say about that tax collector! How do we get to Heaven? By human effort? By keeping the rules? That works only if we could obey perfectly, which excludes all of us. Occasionally someone comes along who thinks ...read more

  • Zacchaeus The Tax-Collector

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 29, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 27,584 views

    People sees Zacchaeus as a sinner, Jesus sees him as someone God loves. Zacchaeus seeks the Lord, and finds himself being sought after by Jesus. Only Jesus can transform a life.

    A man’s life was changed, from one who people hates to a person who is willing to help others. • He did not attend a moral course or nor a training class. He met a person. He met Jesus. He met the Saviour of his life. • He trusted Christ and experienced His love and the forgiveness of his sin. ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Tax Collector

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,385 views

    To note that God demands humility when we approach Him.

    The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector Text: Luke 18.9-14 Thesis: To note that God demands humility when we approach Him. Introduction: (1) This parable was “originally spoken for those who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others” (Lightfoot ...read more

  • Jesus With A Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,093 views

    We will look at how Zacchaeus the Tax Collector repsonded when he encountered Jesus. This will also force us to consdier how we should respond when we encounter Jesus through His Word.

    “Encounters with Jesus: A Tax Collector” Introduction: Whenever the President and his motorcade drive through a town people line the streets to see him drive by. People come from miles away just to wave to the president. I remember seeing videos of John Kennedy before his assassination. ...read more

  • Tax Collector And Pharisee Series

    Contributed by Keith Andrews on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,064 views

    These men both went into the temple. They both had different approaches. They both came with different concerns. They both came with trials that were going on in their life. They left with different results.

    Tax Collector and Pharisee Sermon by CH(PT) Keith J. Andrews All scripture marked ESV: The Holy Bible : English standard version. 2001 Wheaton: Standard Bible Society. We look this morning at Luke 18 verse 9-14. 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Tax Collector

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Jul 29, 2018
     | 816 views

    Some people soak in their own righteousness; others seek a righteousness not their own. It is the latter who are in a right standing with God.

    HOW DO YOU KNOW that you’re right with God? Can you know such a thing? When I was in the eleventh grade, one of my friends took his own life. Some of you have heard me tell that story. I don’t want to get into the details now, but I do want to talk about the effect my friend’s death had on me. ...read more

  • The Calling Of A Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 29, 2018
     | 822 views

    During the first year of Jesus’ ministry, and while He was in Galilee, and shortly after the calling of Peter, James and John, Jesus’ invitated a tax collector by the name of Matthew to be a disciple.

    The Calling of a Tax Collector Luke 5:27-5:32 Introduction Today, we are going to look at Jesus’ invitation to a tax collector by the name of Matthew to be a disciple. This event takes place during the first year of Jesus’ ministry, and while He was in Galilee, and shortly after the ...read more

  • The Exalted And The Justified

    Contributed by Jeff Hatos on Aug 11, 2018
     | 462 views

    An examination of the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector

    The Exalted and the Justified Luke 18:9-14 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: ...read more

  • The Pharisee & The Tax-Collector (Luke 18:9-14 )

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 37,662 views

    A Pharisee and a tax-collector bump into eachother at the temple. This looks like a sitcom! ...

    “Jesus told them another joke”, we are told, “and He told this one to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and looked down on others.’ Now, I suspect that your translation probably says ‘parable’ rather than ‘joke’, but I think ‘joke’ is actually a very good ...read more