The Chiasm of John 4:3-43: Jesus and the Woman at the Well
A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In John 4:3-43 the center and climax is when the woman at the well said, “I know that Messiah is coming,” Jesus answered, “I who speak to you am He” (John 4:26).
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Mike Rusten grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. God drew him to himself at a Billy Graham crusade when Mike was a junior high boy, and life was never to be the same. He graduated from Princeton University where he was president of the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship. Read More ...
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