Paper 159: The Decapolis Tour/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 158          Paper 160

Fellowship Map: The Decapolis Tour: Aug. 18 to Sept. 16, 29 A.D.
Foundation Map: Aug. 3 to Sept. 23, 29 A.D.

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

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.

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)

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

Rev. Alfred Edersheim, M.A.Oxon, D.D., Ph.D., The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (Volume One) (New York: Longman, Green, & Co., Eighth Edition, Revised, 1899) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.1Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.2.Wikipedia page: Edersheim.

Benjamin Willard Robinson, Ph.D., The Sayings of Jesus: Their Background and Interpretation (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930)

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


Section 1: The Sermon on Forgiveness


p3 two or three: 131:4.3
two or more: 
32:4.4 and 181:2.16.

Section 2: The Strange Preacher


Section 3: Instruction for Teachers and Believers


p4idleness is mention eleven times: (55:5.2), (69:2.5), (69:8.11), (69:9.2), (71:3.8), (72:5.12), (84:5.10), (113:6.4), (159:3.4), (165:4.7), (181:1.2).

Section 4: The Talk with Nathaniel


Section 5: The Positive Nature of Jesus’ Religion


Section 6: The Return to Magadan

p2Foundation Map: September 25, 29 A.D. to January 29, 30 A.D.


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