Continuing on Tithing…

An interesting comparison of statistics…

In America today, about 40% of our income ends up getting taxed.

In 1st century Palestine, 60-70% of the Jews’ income was taxed.

Their taxes were collected by some of the most corrupt people of the day. Think… mafia-style corruption.

So…why were those very corrupt tax collectors drawn to Jesus?

Source: Discover the Word

About Suzanne

Suzanne Woods Fisher writes bestselling, award winning fiction and non-fiction books about the Old Order Amish for Revell Books. Her interest in the Plain People began with her Old Order German Baptist grandfather, raised in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne's app, Amish Wisdom, delivers a daily Amish proverb to your phone or iPad. She writes a bi-monthly column for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazine. She lives with her family in California and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. To Suzanne's way of thinking, you can't take life too seriously when a puppy is running through your house with someone's underwear in its mouth.


  1. Lily Ann says:

    maybe they were able to see beyond the corrupt hearts of man and into the amazing, loving heart of God.