Mark's Gospel key words (Edexcel)

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Commandments
the collection of 10 laws given by God
1 of 47
Disciples
followers of Jesus
2 of 47
The eye of a needle
a metaphor used by Jesus to show that wealth makes it difficult to enter the Kingdom of God
3 of 47
The Kingdom
the rule of God in people’s lives
4 of 47
Sons of Zebedee
the brothers James and John whom Jesus called to follow him
5 of 47
True greatness
the teaching of Jesus that service of others is true greatness
6 of 47
True family
those who follow the teaching of Jesus
7 of 47
Peter’s denial
the way Peter said he was not a follower of Jesus after the arrest of Jesus
8 of 47
The Twelve
the twelve selected from the disciples to be Jesus’ closest disciples
9 of 47
Self-sacrifice
putting other people’s needs before your own
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Levi
a tax collector who was called to be a disciple
11 of 47
Service
an act of help or assistance
12 of 47
Corban
a gift dedicated to God which meant that it could not be used for anything else
13 of 47
The Law
the collection of laws handed down by God and collected in the Torah
14 of 47
Passion
the sufferings of Jesus, especially in the time leading up to his crucifixion
15 of 47
Sadduccees
group of priests who controlled the Temple and collaborated with the Romans
16 of 47
Sinners
those who did not follow all the Jewish laws
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Ritual Cleanliness
the Jewish laws on food and washing which prevented anything unclean entering the body
18 of 47
Pharisees
a religious group whose aim was to keep the traditional Jewish faith alive
19 of 47
Sabbath
the Jewish day of rest on the seventh day of the week
20 of 47
Palm Sunday
the Sunday before Good Friday when Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey
21 of 47
Fasting
going without food on certain days as a sign of devotion to God
22 of 47
The Temple
the building in Jerusalem where sacrifices were made
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Blasphemy
associating oneself with God/language or deeds which insult God
24 of 47
Crucifixion
the Roman death penalty suffered by Jesus when he was nailed to the cross
25 of 47
Feast of Unleavened Bread
the first day of the Passover festival
26 of 47
Gethsemane
the place where Jesus was arrested
27 of 47
Golgotha
the place of the skull; the place where Jesus was crucified
28 of 47
High Priest
the chief Jewish leader at the time of Jesus
29 of 47
Judas Iscariot
the disciple who betrayed Jesus
30 of 47
Last Supper
the last meal Jesus ate with his disciples which founded the Eucharist
31 of 47
Passover
Jewish festival celebrating the release from Egypt
32 of 47
Pontius Pilate
the Roman procurator (governor) of Judea at the time of Jesus
33 of 47
Sanhedrin
the supreme Jewish council which found Jesus guilty of blasphemy
34 of 47
Upper room
the place where the Last Supper took place
35 of 47
Baptism
confessing sins and being immersed in water as a sign of purification
36 of 47
Confession
an acknowledgement or declaration of something
37 of 47
Elijah
the Old Testament prophet believed to return before the Messiah
38 of 47
Healing miracle
a miracle in which Jesus shows his power over sickness
39 of 47
John the Baptist
the man who baptised Jesus in the River Jordan
40 of 47
Jairus
the synagogue ruler whose daughter was brought back to life by Jesus
41 of 47
Legion
a man from whom Jesus cast out many demons
42 of 47
Messiah
the Anointed One (Christ) who would bring in God’s Kingdom
43 of 47
Moses
the Old Testament prophet to whom God gave his laws
44 of 47
Nature miracle
a miracle in which Jesus shows his power over nature
45 of 47
Son of Man
a title used by Jesus of himself, probably meaning he would suffer before bringing in God’s Kingdom
46 of 47
Transfiguration
when Jesus' appearance was changed
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