Pastor Ron Roddey
"The Man Who Wanted To See Jesus"
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Luke Chapter 19
19:1 And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho.
19:2 And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief
among the publicans, and he was rich.
19:3 And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press,
because he was little of stature.
19:4 And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him:
for he was to pass that way.
19:5 And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and
said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must
abide at thy house.
19:6 And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.
19:7 And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone
to be guest with a man that is a sinner.
19:8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half
of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any
man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
19:9 And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house,
forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was