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Explain what the study of the Synoptic Gospels can tell Christians today about the nature of discipleship

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Explain what the study of the Synoptic Gospels can tell Christians today about the nature of discipleship In this first piece of coursework I will explain how the Synoptic Gospels; Matthew, Mark and Luke tell Christians today about the different aspects of discipleship. Matthew, Mark and Luke wrote the Synoptic Gospels, they each contain similar information about Jesus and share the same stories and incidents. ...read more.

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In Jesus' time he was known as a teacher or Rabbi so a disciple was a pupil. There were many disciples but he chose 12 Apostles to help him spread the good news. Today a disciple is someone who shows characteristics of discipleship, I have chosen 6 qualities to show how Christians today learn how to be a disciple of Jesus. ...read more.

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Jesus reaches down and helps him, he asks "why did you doubt?" Christians today should learn that worries and distractions in life should not affect their faith because Jesus will always be there when you call for help. Another important quality is sacrifice. In Mark 12, many rich people made large offerings at the treasury in the temple, a widow gives only two small coins. Jesus said her offering was greater because she gave all she had to live on. ?? ?? ?? ?? Rebecca Hansford ...read more.

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