• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

RE Course work on the person of Jesus Christ

Extracts from this document...


RE Course work on the person of Jesus Christ Introduction: This is an introduction of the course work we are doing on Jesus and the person he was, also the different stories that were written by Mark,it seemed that every story had a different meaning in each one of them but some have the same meaning in them, Mark refers to Jesus by these different titles, my first title will be JESUS/SAVIOUR These stories show Jesus to be a true saviour to any who belives in him e.g The syro Phoenician woman who's daughter needed help and this woman saw Jesus and asked for his help, just even a small bit of help. The odd thing was that the woman and her daughter were both Gentiles (were not Jews),but the woman was well spoken and said to Jesus "Let the children be fed first, for it's not fair to take the children's food and throw it to the dogs (Meaning let the Jews get first treatment.) Jesus was impressed by what she said "sir even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs" Jesus healed the woman's daughter and so the demon inside her had gone. This show's Jesus loves everyone and help's them when they have faith. This story also relates to the calming of the storm, when Jesus and his friends were out at sea a storm brewed and caused his friends to panic because Jesus was lased back almost asleep but then Jesus said to them " Do you have no faith in me?" ...read more.


The only stories that relate to each other are James and John ask for a favour and Jesus predicts his death they do so because the way Jesus tell's the people that we must all go through suffering to be able to go to heaven which shows Jesus to be a normal human being like the rest of us, we go through different emotions and so did Jesus. Next title is Son of God: This title has three stories, which are the baptism, the transfiguration and the trial before the high priest. The first story I'll do will be the transfiguration, this story shows Jesus to be Son of God because three things happen to him when he takes his friends to the mountain, the clothes that he was wearing went dazzling white, and back then white meant purity, Elijah and Moses appeared next to Jesus and they were talking to him, then a cloud appeared, a voice spoke from the cloud and said "This is my son whom I love, listen to him!" then suddenly it was just Jesus, Jesus told Peter and John not to tell anyone until the son of God had risen from the dead, but they did not understand what he meant by rising from the dead, it shows Jesus to be son of God as the voice from the cloud said so, and the things that happened wouldn't happen to an ordinary person. ...read more.


The entry into Jerusalem is the last of the stories I will do,it started when they drew near Jerusalem, Jesus asked two of his disciples to go into the village and find him a foal (a baby donkey), when they came back with one they threw there cloaks over it's back so that Jesus could sit upon it, some people layed there garment's on the floor and palm leaves for Jesus and the donkey to walk over those who followed behind shouted "hosanna! Blessed is the kingdom of David that is coming! Hosanna in the highest" Jesus finally entered Jerusalem he looked around with the twelve disciples, this imperticular story shows how Jesus tried to put the word across that he wasn't a messiah who was a warrior but was a kind understanding one, and one who didn't think he was a king but the king of Jews. All of the stories I have written about were all originally written by mark and the cleaver thing is they each have a hidden meaning in them and over many years of readings people discovered the meanings and the way they were used. The people of the day when the early Christians were around could read these stories and know for sure he was worth giving up your life for, but people now `a' days could read them and think about the things he had for us to live today for " no matter what never give up the faith" ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Christmas section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Christmas essays

  1. Traditions and holidays of Great Britain

    The first footer was required to carry three articles: a piece of coal to wish warmth, a piece of bread to wish food, and a silver coin to wish wealth. In some parts of northern England this pleasing custom is still observed.

  2. GCSE short course Religous education coursework

    - Zakah: Zakah is the third pillar of Islam. Zakah means purification and many Muslims believe that giving Zakah purifies the money they have left so that no harm can be caused from it, therefore benefiting the giver and the receiver of the money.

  1. Provision, Protection, Position: Satan vs. Jesus

    The Devil wanted Jesus to boast over the greatness he possess; Jesus, seeing that, illustrates how Christians must know scriptures for themselves not to be lured into traps that involve 'misquoted scripture'. Moreover, not only does he know the scripture, Jesus uses them correctly, demonstrating Jesus's subtle w ay of

  2. What happened to Jesus' body?

    No one stealing the body would have had time to roll up the face cloth and carefully set it aside. This is a curious detail that caught Peter's attention. But this was only a foreshadowing of what was to come as Peter and the others personally experienced Jesus Christ in the succeeding days.

  1. According to mark why did various different groups want Jesus dead?

    Jesus merely pitied them. Soon after the Pharisees went to a private meeting with some of Herod's men and started devising plans for Jesus' death. On another occasion Jesus was perceived to be degrading the law on the Sabbath day when the disciples and himself were seen plucking ears of corn and eating it as they walked.

  2. Explain why the Early Christians were Persecuted

    These rich families are aligned with the government and the military while the majority of the country live in poverty. As the government supported the rich people, because that included them, it made laws to help the rich people stay rich and to ensure that poor people stay poor.

  1. Jesus Christ – An Overview

    Peace maker: Jesus was called a peacemaker because he brought peace to the world. Healer: Jesus was called a healer because he healed people's pain and made people with illnesses better. Miracle worker: Jesus was called a Miracle Worker because he performed miracles when he was alive for example healing

  2. The Story of Christmas and the Christ Child

    Many well-known Christmas carols, including "Silent Night" and "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," were composed during this period. In Western countries, Santa Claus replaced Saint Nicholas as the symbol of gift giving. The celebration of Christmas became increasingly important to many kinds of businesses during the 1900's.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work