The Chiasm of Luke 4:42-44
A chiasm is a literary structure where themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In Luke 4:42-44 the center and climax is Jesus’ statement that he was sent for the purpose of preaching the kingdom of God (Luke 4:43b).
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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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