How the problems of discipleship are shown in Jesus and Service:
(Looking at the problems of 1) the apostles discipleship, and 2) discipleship as a whole)
- James and John go up to Jesus and ask him to "let [them] sit with [him]" "one on [Jesus'] right" and "one on [Jesus'] left". The two brothers though that they had earned a place in God's kingdom and failed to understand or acknowledge Jesus' teaching that one has to serve others.
- James and John clearly misunderstand the nature of God's Kingdom, and also of Jesus and his teachings. They believe that because they have great authority with the…