Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

A sermon by Robert Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky. November 10, 2013 Luke 19:1-10  Today’s text reminds me of a Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol. You recall Ebenezer Scrooge was the main character in that play. He was the richest man in...

On the Road with Jesus: Zacchaeus

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. November 3, 2013 All Saints’ Sunday Luke 19:1-10 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax-collector and was rich. He was trying to see who...

Peculiar Treasures

A sermon delivered by Keith Herron, Pastor, Holmeswood Baptist Church, Kansas City,  Mo., on October 31, 2010. Luke 19:1-10    One of the oldest villages on the planet is Jericho and if those old walls could talk … if Jericho could talk, this would be one of the...

Zacchaeus’ Tree Now a Top Tourist Destination

JERUSALEM (RNS) A huge sycamore tree that some believe was climbed by Zacchaeus the tax collector to get a better view of Jesus is the centerpiece of a new tourism campaign by the Palestinian government. The tree is located in Jericho, the first city conquered by...

Money Talks

A sermon delivered by Robert  Browning, Pastor, Smoke Rise Baptist Church, Stone Mountain, Ga., on September 19, 2010. Luke 16:1-13 There is widespread consent that this is the most intriguing parable Jesus told. It leaves almost everyone who studies it scratching...