It is necessary to consider humility in light of the prayers of both the tax collector
and the Pharisee, together with the maxim that ends this story: "all who exalt themselves will be humbled, but all who humble themselves will be exalted" (18:14; cf.
To first-century listeners, then, the Pharisee was normally the good guy, and the tax collector
the bad guy.
A tax collector
position might seem like an unlikely position for Adams, who became famous for protesting taxes and who had a personal history that demonstrated he was marginally qualified to handle money.
Its tax certificate auctions are held in 3 states, with tax collectors
affirming the cost savings and efficiencies achieved.
And recent legislation that seeks to protect the status quo and favors the financial interests of the locally elected tax collector
over the interests of the Pennsylvania consumer.
WORCESTER -- The Worcester County Grand Jury Thursday indicted former Barre tax collector
Marcia Langelier, 61, of 732 Wheelwright Road for allegedly stealing $300,000 in town money, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D.
In the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector
(Luke 18:9), the Pharisee thanks God that he's not as bad as some people, while the tax collector
humbly says, "God, have mercy on me, a sinner".
The word expresses the generosity of God, the God who cares even for sinners, even a tax collector
, a traitor, and a cheat.
If he still refuses to listen, report it to the community; and if he refuses to listen to the community, treat him like a tax collector
or a pagan" (Matt.
For too long, New York was one of only a few states in the nation to tax a mother's or father's gifts to their children, imposing its own estate tax on middle class families, and prohibiting family farmers and business owners from leaving their life's work to their children without being burdened by the state tax collector
," Pataki said.
We applaud the vision of Realauction in developing this software to conduct our annual tax certificate auctions," said Putnam County Tax Collector
BARRE - Town officials say the investigation into missing tax records continues in a "fact-finding phase only" and any allegations of criminal misconduct on the part of the former longtime tax collector
Jesus told a parable about a Pharisee and a tax collector
who went to the temple to pray (Luke 18:9-14).
Notices are being mailed to 230,000 Los Angeles County taxpayers, informing them that their 2005-06 property taxes are delinquent and will default July 1, Treasurer and Tax Collector
Mark Saladino said.
That same beautiful, eternal crown that Paul looks forward to is the goal and delight of the praying Pharisee and the praying tax collector