Did Jesus Pay Taxes?

Today is tax day, the day we render unto “Caesar” what is his. The quote by Jesus that we should render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s and unto God what is God’s is by far the most popular quote about paying taxes. But, did Jesus actually pay taxes?

“Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” – Matthew 22:21

There are two events in the Bible regarding Jesus and taxes…

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Death and Taxes, God and Caesar

I almost lost track, today is April 15th, tax day in the U.S. Which brings to mind these two famous quotes:

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin Quote

“Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.” – Matthew 22:21 KJV

So, today is the day we render unto “Caesar” (or give unto our presidents) by paying our taxes. And the day we die is the day we ultimately render unto God what is His. Of these two things we can be sure.

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