- Join over 1.2 million students every month
- Accelerate your learning by 29%
- Unlimited access for just £4.99 per month
The word disciple comes from the Latin word 'discipulus' meaning pupil or learner.
The first 200 words of this essay...
Year 10 Coursework-Discipleship
The word disciple comes from the Latin word 'discipulus' meaning pupil or learner. The dictionary defines the term 'disciple' to be a person who accepts the teachings and follows the examples of another. A disciple is someone who believes in and helps spread the teachings of another. It is someone who learns from a leader and someone who wants to live life according to the wishes and commands of the teacher.
The disciples of Jesus were:
James, son of Zebedee
John, brother of James
Thomas who didn't believe Jesus had risen from the dead.
James, son of Alphaes
and Judas Iscariot who later betrayed Jesus for money.
The disciples were expected to give up everything they had to be real followers of Jesus as Mark tells us in his gospel:
As Jesus walked along the shore of Lake Galilee he saw two fishermen, Simon and his brother Andrew, catching fish with a net. Jesus said to them 'Come with me and I will teach you to catch men.' At once they left their nets and went with him. He
Found what you're looking for?
- Start learning 29% faster today
- Over 150,000 essays available
- Just £4.99 a month
Not the one? We have 100's more
Christmas (view all)
- "Christian Festivals have lost their Religious meaning&...
- What happened to Jesus' body?
- Ideas about the nature of discipleship in Mark's Gospel.
- GCSE short course Religous education coursework
- Is Christmas too commercialised?
""Jacqueline. Modern Studies and English. GCSE Student
""Ruth, British Virgin Islands. University Student. Constitutional and Administrative Law.