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It is not possible to be a true disciple of Jesus in today’s world. Agree/disagree. Give reasons for your answer showing you have thought of more than one point of view.

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It is not possible to be a true disciple of Jesus in today's world. Agree/disagree. Give reasons for your answer showing you have thought of more than one point of view. I agree with this statement. Our world has too many luxuries and benefits and people aren't prepared to give up these luxuries such as their homes, clothes, money, cars, good jobs and their social lives. Many of the people in our world are too selfish to give everything up for a religious vocation. God isn't the first priority to people of today's world; their possessions are! ...read more.

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them, therefore how could we all be true disciples in our world if people aren't prepared to help their fellow brothers and sisters. This shows that for the people of our modern world aren't capable of being true disciples. Other people however may have different views and therefore disagree with this statement. Some young people are very good at volunteering to help others and giving their time up freely to help others. They go to third-world countries to help people who are sick, poor, living in poverty and dying. They raise money for charities such as Trocaire and CAFOD. ...read more.

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After looking at both points of view I still disagree that there is such a thing as a true disciple in our world today. People don't keep to their faith and are far too self-centred to think about anyone other that themselves. Christians like Mother Teresa were true disciples but since then people have lost their faith instead of gaining it. People in third-world countries wouldn't be dying and living in poverty because if we were all true disciples we would all give up our time and money to help these people. A true disciple would give up their lives for the sake of others but instead only a small minority of people in our world today will give up their lives to help others. ...read more.

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