GCSE Edexcel Religious Studies Marks Gospel - discipleship

The first unit of theMarks Gospel exam. Hope it helps :)

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CALL OF THE FIRST DISCIPLES SENDING OUT THE TWELVE
Jesus saw Simon and Andrew fishing and he told Jesus sent out the disciples two by two and gave
them to follow him and become "fishers of them authority over evil spirits
men" They were told to take nothing except a staff, a
A little further he saw James, son of Zebedee, pair of sandals and no extra tunic.
and his brother John. He called them and they When they enter a house, they stay there until
left immediately they leave. If not welcomed, they must shake
He had dinner with Levi, a tax collector, and the the dust off their shoes
Pharisees questioned this. He answered them They preached that people should repent, drove
with "it is not the healthy who need a doctor, out demons and anointed and healed many sick
but the sick. I have not come for the righteous, people
but sinners"
The nature of disciples
Importance for Christians today + the nature of
He set out clear rules about what his disciples
discipleship:
had to do and asked them to behave as he did
Obedience is required ­ when called, the Being a disciple means getting out and doing
disciples had to drop everything. It shows that service, rather than watching
Jesus commanded obedience and Disciples must be focussed and not carry
commitment extra baggage with them
Jesus' charisma ­ it shows Jesus was special Disciples should preach wherever they go and
as her had such an influence, making them stop people from sinning
leave their jobs and/or family Disciples should work against evil and help
The job Jesus required ­ the disciples were to the sick
focus on gathering people and spread the The guidelines were testing, even for those
message of God days. They had to trust in God
Jesus seemed to choose unimportant people The lack of a bag showed Jesus did not want
who were just ordinary his followers to accept payment
Christians today believe they should follow
Jesus whole-heartedly and do whatever he
wants them to do. Christians want to be a What does it mean for Christians today?
disciple and behave like Jesus, such as
accepting everyone as equals Those who do missionary work understand it is
their job to care for others
Shows we should spread Jesus' word in daily life
and to concentrate fully on service to others as
Jesus did.
Every Christian is a disciple

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THE TRUE FAMILY OF JESUS TRUE GREATNESS
Jesus' mother and brothers arrived and sent They came to Capernaum and Jesus asked the
someone in to call him disciples what they were arguing about
When told, Jesus asked, "Who are my mother They were arguing about who was the greatest
and my brothers?" Jesus said "if anyone wants to be first, he must
He said to those in the circle, "whoever does be the very last and the servant of all"
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THE RICH MAN THE PARABLE OF THE TENANTS
A rich man asked Jesus what he should do for Jesus spoke of a man who built a vineyard, then
eternal life rented it to some tenants. He sent several
He says he has kept the commandments servants to collect some of the fruit.…read more

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JESUS CASTS THE SPIRIT OUT OF A BOY THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER
A man brought his son to the disciples who had Jesus spoke of a parable about a farmer
the symptoms of an epileptic fit. The disciples Some seeds fell on the path, eaten by birds
were unable to heal him. Some fell on rock places with little soil.…read more

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JESUS AND SERVICE THE FAILURE OF THE DISCIPLES
Jesus said his followers must be as humble as a Jesus predicted his resurrection and told his
slave disciples where to find him
"whoever wants to be first must be slave of all" Jesus tells peter of his denial
Showing his humanity, "the Son of Man did not They all went to Gethsemane and Jesus took
come to be served, but to serve" Peter, James and John ­ telling them to stay
He also predicted his death,…read more

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PETER'S DENIAL QUESTIONS
A servant girl saw Peter and asked if he was with b) Do you think Christian's discipleship is impossible
Jesus. He denied it in today' world? (4)
The servant girl later told others he was one of b) Do you think it is reasonable to accept people to
Jesus' disciples.…read more

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Rebecca Watson

I have used all your notes for Marks Gospel and they are amazing! Thank you so much :) 

Rachel06x

Your notes are amazing! Thank you so much, they're so helpful! :)

ndrs_green

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