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.