The Chiasm of John 6:59-71
A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In John 6:59-71 the center and climax is Jesus saying, “For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father” (John 6:65).
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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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