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