My soul delighteth in chiasmi

scripsOne of the literary devices frequently used in ancient scriptures is what is known as “introverted parallelism” or, as its more commonly known, a chiamus. (kahy-az-muhs) Consider the following example:

“He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.” (Matt. 10:39) Read more of this post


How far will He go to Redeem?

One of my favorite chapters (ok, really, I don’t have a favorite – there are just too many) is also the longest chapter of the Book of Mormon. Jacob 5 is a prophecy about the House of Israel written by the prophet Zenos detailing their fall, their recovery and the Lord’s unrelenting effort to redeem His people. I have written about the love the Lord has for each us and the importance of being grafted into the roots or covenants. It is 77 verses of the Lord and His servants doing everything they can to save the vineyard. Read more of this post

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