The Chiasm of Matthew 10:1-10
A chiasm is a literary structure where the words 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 Mathew 10:1-10,the climax is Jesus’ instructions to the twelve to go only “to the lost sheep of the house of Israel” and preach that “The kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matt 10:6-7).
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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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