tax collector

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someone who collects taxes for the government

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On the other hand, the tax collector shows such extraordinary humility and repentance before God that he does not even raise his eyes to heaven but only beats his breast and begs, "O God, be merciful to me a sinner.
She was elected as tax collector in 1988 and held the position over four terms, until her retirement in 2001.
1, 2005, and July 31, 2011, while acting as the town's elected tax collector.
Jesus said the tax collector, not the Pharisee, would get closer to God, because "he who exalts himself will be humbled and he who humbles himself will be exalted".
Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you" (Matthew 21:31).
Someone may even have repeated to him the parable about the Pharisee and the tax collector at prayer, and how the tax man alone went home justified in the eyes of God.
Once the tax collector determines who is entitled to notice, he or she must prepare a statement identifying those persons and their addresses, then deliver the statement to the clerk of the circuit court.
They were the hated tax collector, the officer of an occupying army, an outcast woman alone at the well from whom he requested water, or even an adulterous woman who by law deserved to be stoned to death.
Oxygen was discovered by the combined but independent work of two rivals: Joseph Priestley, a self-taught scientist from England, and Antoine Lavoisier, an aristocratic French tax collector and science theorist.
Stephanie Harrison argues that Luke's view of justification, as illustrated in the story of the Pharisee and the tax collector, has as much to do with our social location and our willingness to show mercy as it does with an inner attitude of humility or of being right with God.
Snow White, the Royal Tax Collector and Muddles the Court Jester visited youngsters in the Treetops Children's Unit at Durham's University Hospital.
Marie, City tax collector Garry Mason received council's approval to proceed with the tax sale of the company's headquarters on Bay Street next year.
Wientzen added that sales tax issues "aren't going to go away either," referring to "a powerful lobby in Washington that wants you to become their unpaid tax collector for all at-distance, interstate sales.
The State Board of Equalization disagreed with Auerbach in a unanimous vote, but, displaying the cardinal virtue that has sustained his profession over the ages (doggedness), the tax collector was considering a court challenge.
And if that's not enough to calm the more aggressive tax collector, the act makes it easier to recover damages in lawsuits against overly pushy tax agents and calls for annual reports to Congress on alleged cases of misconduct by IRS employees.