Posts Tagged 'taxes'

A Taxing Trip

December 15th, 2016

A Taxing Trip

Luke 2:4-5 (KJB)   And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)  5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.

The Roman government had decreed taxes were to be paid!  This tax assessment was levied according to the man’s genealogy on record.  Joseph and Mary as well ...

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Assessing Worth

December 14th, 2016

Assessing Worth

Luke 2:1-3 (KJB)   And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.  2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)  3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

Taxes are nothing new in today’s world.  Taxes were first introduced in ancient biblical times.  Caesar Augustus decreed that all people were to be taxed.  ...

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