Studies in the Gospel of Mark

Studies in the Gospel of Mark

 This is the slide that goes with the sermon for Mark 4:12-34. The Chiasm (KEY-a-sim) is a linguistic device used in the first century where certain points (here paired by colors) go together from the outside in, stating the same or similar information. The most important point of the chiasm is in the center.  It gets its name from the Greek letter Chi (KEY) which looks exactly like our letter "X."

This is the slide that goes with the sermon for Mark 4:12-34. The Chiasm (KEY-a-sim) is a linguistic device used in the first century where certain points (here paired by colors) go together from the outside in, stating the same or similar information. The most important point of the chiasm is in the center.

It gets its name from the Greek letter Chi (KEY) which looks exactly like our letter "X."

In the sermon on Mark 6:1-6a, I make mention of Joshua Bell, probably the best violinist alive today, playing in a Washington DC subway station in 2007. Below is a synopsis of that event. You might want to view it before listening to the sermon.