Who Is in the Kingdom of God?

Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Jr.
Airdate: June 18, 2014



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When we tell the story of Zacchaeus to children we usually emphasize how short Zacchaeus was and how nice Jesus was. But in the context of the time it is a very sharp-edged story that enraged Jesus religious opponents.

Zacchaeus was a thoroughly despicable scoundrel and outcast. He was religiously unclean. But Jesus proclaims (after Zacchaeus' repentance) that "this man too is a son of Abraham."

What does that make the Pharisees?

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