The Chiasm of Romans 11:23-24
Romans 11:23-24 is a chiasm where vocabulary of the first section is repeated in reverse order in the second. The center, which is being emphasized, is that “you [Gentiles] were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree” (vs 24a-b).
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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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