Marks Gospel Key Terms

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Discipleship
Followers of Jesus.
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A tax collector who was called to be a disciple
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Sons of Zebedee
The brothers James and John whom Jesus called to follow him.
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Service
An act of help or assistance.
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The Twelve
The twelve selected from the disciples to be Jesus closest disciples.
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True Family
Those who follow the teachings of Jesus
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Self Sacrifice
Putting other people´s needs before your own.
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True Greatness
The teaching of Jesus that service of others is true greatness.
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The Commandments
The collection of 10 laws given by God.
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The eye of a needle
A metaphor used by Jesus to show that wealth makes it difficult to enter the Kingdom of God.
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The Kingdom
The rule of God in people´s lives.
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Peter´s denial
The way Peter said he was not a follower of Jesus after the arrest of Jesus.
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The Law
The collection of laws handed down by God and collected in the Torah.
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Sinners
Those who did not follow all the Jewish laws.
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Pharisees
A religious group whose aim was to keep the traditional Jewish faith alive.
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Sabbath
The Jewish day of the rest on the seventh day of the week.
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Fasting
Going without food on certain days as a sign of devotion to God.
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Ritual Cleanliness
The Jewish laws on food and washing which prevented anything unclean entering the body.
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Corban
A gift dedicated to God which meant that it could not be used for anything else.
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Passion
The sufferings of Jesus, especially in the time leading up to his crucifixion.
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Palm Sunday
The Sunday before Good Friday when Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey.
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The Temple
The building in Jerusalem where sacrifices were made.
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Scribes (Teachers of the Law)
Religious lawyers; originally men who made copies of the Torah.
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Sadducees
Group of priests who controlled the Temple and collaborated with the Romans.
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Feast of Unleavened Bread
The first day of the Passover festival.
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Last Supper
The last meal Jesus ate with his disciples, which founded the Eucharist.
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Passover
Jewish festival celebrating the release from Egypt.
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Upper Room
The place where the Last Supper took place.
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Gethsemane
The place where Jesus was arrested.
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Judas Iscariot
The disciple who betrayed Jesus.
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Blasphemy
Associating oneself with God / language or deeds that insult God.
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High Priest
The chief Jewish leader at the time of Jesus.
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Sanhedrin
The supreme Jewish council which found Jesus guilty of blasphemy.
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Pontius Pilate
The Roman procurator (governor) of Judea at the time of Jesus.
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Crucifixion
The Roman death penalty suffered by Jesus when he was nailed to the cross.
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Golgotha
The place of the skull; the place where Jesus was crucified.
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Baptism
Confessing sins and being immersed in water as a sign of purification.
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John the baptist
The man who baptized Jesus in the river Jordan.
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Confession
An acknowledgement or declaration of something.
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Elijah
The Old Testament prophet believed to return before the Messiah.
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Messiah
The Anointed One (Christ) who would bring in God´s Kingdom.
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Moses
The Old Testament prophet to whom God gave his laws.
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Transfiguration
When Jesus appearance was changed.
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Nature Miracle
A miracle in which Jesus shows his power over nature.
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Legion
A man from whom Jesus cast out many demons.
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Healing Miracle
A miracle in which Jesus shows his power over sickness.
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Jairus
The synagogue ruler whose daughter was brought back to life by Jesus.
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Son of Man
A title used by Jesus of himself, probably meaning he would suffer before bringing in God´s Kingdom.
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