procrastination, heresy, and navel-gazing.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Hebrews 4.14-5.10 Chiasm

what do you think:
A 4.14 – Because he’s ascended to heaven let us hold fast
    B 4.15 – Jesus an empathetic human priest.
        C 5.5 – Jesus a Son-priest
            D 5.6 – Jesus a Melchizedek-priest
    B’ 5.7 – Jesus lived an earthly life
        C’ 5.7 – Jesus learnt obedience despite being the Son
A’ 5.9-10 – Source of eternal salvation for those who believe.
            D’ 5.10 – Jesus the Melchizedek-priest
i was hoping it could be a little prettier.
maybe can't even call it properly chiastic. more recursive.
but i'm preaching on it tomorrow morning, important as the chiasm is it might have to wait...

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Anonymous dave miers said...

i taught my small group about chiasms tonight and mentioned i had a friend who finds them everywhere!! keep it up ;)

12:17 am  
Blogger psychodougie said...

they too shall see the light!

go well dmdc.

7:08 am  

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