Thinking About Zacchaeus. Sometimes Sunday school lessons can be a learning experience and some times our time in class can be outright contagious. Zacchaeus in the Bible was a corrupt tax collector in Jericho. He met Jesus one day and it changed his life forever. Zacchaeus - Repentant Tax Collector. ZACCHAEUS IN THE SYCAMOR TREE. ZACCHAEUS IN THE SYCAMORE TREE Here is the story of Zacchaeus.