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Edexcel Religious Studies: Unit 16.1 Mark’s Gospel – Discipleship – Key Words

Key WordDefinition
the commandmentsthe collection of 10 laws given by God
disciples followers of Jesus
the eye of a needle a metaphor used by Jesus to show that wealth makes it difficult to enter the Kingdom of God
the kingdomthe rule of God in people’s lives
Levia tax collector who was called to be a disciple
Peter’s denialthe way Peter said he was not a follower of Jesus after the arrest of Jesus
self-sacrificeputting other people’s needs before your own
servicean act of help or assistance
Sons of Zebedeethe brothers James and John whom Jesus called to follow him
true familythose who follow the teaching of Jesus
true greatnessthe teaching of Jesus that service of others is true greatness
the Twelvethe twelve selected from the disciples to be Jesus’ closest disciples

Edexcel Religious Studies: Unit 16.3 Mark’s Gospel – Death and resurrection – Key Words

Key WordDefinition
Blasphemyassociating oneself with God/language or deeds which insult God.
Crucifixionthe Roman death penalty suffered by Jesus when he was nailed to the cross
Feast of Unleavened Breadthe first day of the Passover festival
Gethsemanethe place where Jesus was arrested
Golgothathe place of the skull; the place where Jesus was crucified
High Priestthe chief Jewish leader at the time of Jesus
Judas Iscariotthe disciple who betrayed Jesus
Last Supperthe last meal Jesus ate with his discipled which founded the Eucharist
PassoverJewish festival celebrating the release from Egypt
Pontius Pilatethe Roman procurator (governor) of Judea at the time of Jesus
Sanhedrinthe supreme Jewish council which found Jesus guilty of blasphemy
Upper Roomthe place where the Last Supper took place

“Students should be aware of their meanings and be able to use them in their examination answers.”

Edexcel Religious Studies – Mark’s Gospel – Discipleship Key Words

Key WordDefinition
The CommandmentsThe collection of 10 laws given by God.
The eye of a needleA metaphor used by Jesus to show that wealth makes it difficult to enter the kingdom of God.
DisciplesFollowers of Jesus.
The KingdomThe rule of God in people's lives.
LeviA tax collector who was called to be a disciple.
Peter's denialThe way Peter said he was not a follower of Jesus after the arrest of Jesus.
Self-sacrificePutting other people's needs before your own.
ServiceAn act of help or assistance
Sons of ZebedeeThe brothers James and John whom Jesus called to follow him.
True familyThose who follow the teaching of Jesus
True greatnessThe teaching of Jesus that service of others is true greatness.
The TwelveThe twelve selected from the disciples to be Jesus' closest disciples.