Designed and illustrated by Shan Joseph Written by Natasha Percy
Jesus Meets Zacchaeus
Special thanks to Jeremy Idiculas, for your friendship and encouragement over the years.
Dedicated to Jesus my Saviour, 窶馬o matter how far or near I am from you, you are always pursuing my heart.
Zacchaeus was a tax collector, so his job was to take peopleâ€™s money and give it to the Romans who ruled his home town, Jericho.
Zacchaeus didnâ€™t have many friends. People didnâ€™t like him because they knew he was greedy and made himself rich with their money.
When Jesus was on earth, he went from town to town, telling people about God and doing amazing things. Zacchaeus was very excited when he heard Jesus was coming to Jericho!
The day came, and Zacchaeus was in the crowd. But he was short, and although he stretched and strained as high as he could, he just couldnâ€™t see even a glimpse of Jesus.
‘What am I going to do? I really want to see Jesus!’ Zacchaeus thought. But then he had an idea. ‘I’ll be able to see him if I climb up this sycamore tree!’
This colourful computer-illustrated story of the day Jesus met Zacchaeus is a wonderful way to teach children aged 4–8 about the Saviour who...