Paper 156: The Sojourn at Tyre and Sidon/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 155           Paper 157

Foundation Map: June 29 to August 3, 29 A.D.

Matthew Block suggests that the following authors were influential in writing of this Paper and has prepared a parallel chart:

Wm. Arnold Stevens and Ernest Dewitt Burton, A Harmony of the Gospels for Historical Study: An Analytical Synopsis of the Four Gospels (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1904, 1932) copy.

David Smith, M.A., D.D., Our Lord’s Earthly Life (New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925)

Ernest Fremont Tittle, The Religion of the Spirit: Studies in Faith and Life (New York: The Abingdon Press, 1928) Article about Tittle’s life.

Clifford E. Barbour, Ph.D., Sin and the New Psychology (The Abingdon Press, 1930) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyArticle about Barbour’s life.

J. Middleton Murry, Jesus—Man of Genius (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1926) Wikipedia page: Murry.

George Adam Smith, D.D., LL.D., Litt.D., Atlas of the Historical Geography of the Holy Land (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1915) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyWikipedia page: Smith.

David Smith, M.A., D.D., The Days of His Flesh: The Earthly Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Eighth Edition, Revised (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1910)

“Tyre,” by G. A. Frank Wright, in Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible, edited by James Hastings, D.D. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1909) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy.

Leslie D. Weatherhead, M.A., Jesus and Ourselves: A sequel to ‘The Transforming Friendship’ (London: The Epworth Press, 1930) Wikipedia page: Weatherhead.

For Biblical cross-references for all Sections: click here.


p1Foundation Map: March 27 to June 28, 29 A.D.

Section 1: The Syrian Woman


Section 2: Teaching in Sidon

p4no respecter of persons See Topical Study page: No respecter of persons.


Section 3: The Journey up the Coast


Section 4: At Tyre

p1metric conversion: “. . . Joseph, a believer, who lived 5–6 km south of Tyre . . .”

p3Tyrian purple See Wikipedia: Tyrian purple.


Section 5: Jesus’ Teaching at Tyre


p18the affairs of the kingdom phrase is used ten times: (139.1.8), (139:5.5), (140:8.1), (144.6.7), (156:5.18), (157:3.2), (161:2.12), (174:5.4), (176:2.3), (191:0.3). When the Alpheus twins receive their final instructions from Jesus, the outward affairs of the kingdom phrase is used: (181:2.19).

Section 6: The Return from Phoenicia

p4Foundation Map: Aug. 3 to Sept. 23, 29 A.D.


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