The Chiasm of Luke 23:1-4
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 Luke 23:1-4 the center and climax is Pilate asking Jesus if he is Christ the King he is accused of claiming to be, Christ’s answer is “It is as you say” (Luke 23:2b-3).
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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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