The Chiasm of Matthew 20:17-19
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 Matthew 20:17-19, the center is “He took the twelve disciples aside by themselves”(Matt 20:17b) to share his upcoming arrest, death, and resurrection .
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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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