The Chiasm of John 8:48-59
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 8:48-59 the center and climax is Jesus saying, “It is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, ‘He is our God'” (John 8:54).
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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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