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"...a climbing tree." Would Zacchaeus agree?

by tonyglim on March 28, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

American cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, creator of the comic strip "Peanuts," wrote, "Happiness is a climbing tree." According to THE NEW ENGLAND PRIMER, "Zacchaeus he / Did climb the tree / Our Lord to see." Zacchaeus was the chief tax collector in Jericho at the time of one of Jesus' visits (Luke 19:1-10).


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