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Internal Face to Face Oral You can talk to person privately. The ides may not be the same. Internal Oral communication is similar as verbal communication and describes any type of inter-action and makes that makes use of spoken words, and it is a vital, integral part of the modern business world. One essential goal of oral communication is to make personal contact with the audience, and to help connect them to the content. Written communication is very common in business situations, so it is important for small business owners and managers to develop effective written communication skills.
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So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no-one separate." [Mark 10:6-9] About 50% of marriages in the UK take place in a church, some in other places of worship, some in registry offices and the remainder in places now registered for weddings. Couples marrying in a church go through a Christian wedding ceremony which may differ from denomination to denomination but which underlines the same beliefs about marriage. Marriage is a gift God has given to all humankind for the well-being of the entire human family.
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He had scraggy brown hair which was, of course, poorly groomed. He went shirtless and to compensate for the shirt which he was not wearing; he had on a huge khaki shorts which was about 5 sizes too big. He held these shorts up with a piece of flora string. He was barefooted and was in dire need of a bath. Not only was his body stained with dirt, he had the most disgusting odor ever. Surprisingly though, my laughing out did not seem to affect him one bit. He looked past my ignorance and greeted the other passengers in the car.
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In the Story of The Man with an Evil Spirit (Mk 1:21-28) the evil spirit says "What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Are you here to destroy us? I know who you are - you are God's holy messenger!". (The High Priest would not believe Jesus was the Son of God and when Jesus said he was, the High Priest condemned him to death.) The last person in the Gospel to call Jesus the 'Son of God' was a centurion who witnessed the death of Jesus and was so amazed at what happened, he realised Jesus must have been the Son of God.
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He will be put to death, but three days later he will rise to life." (Mk 8:31) Some Christians don't really know a lot about the background to the title, so do not truly understand it. Others understand the 'Son of Man' exactly as Mark says he is; he is someone from heaven and he must suffer, die and rise again, to then return at the end of time. Some Christians believe the Son of Man is fully human and fully God.
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At this point, Jesus has not eaten for 40 days in the wilderness. (Matt 4:1-2) The online concordance says that 'wilderness' comes from the Greek word 'eremos' meaning solitary or lonely (Crosswalk). I think the fact that Jesus fasted for 40 days is related to the Israelites; Israelites, God's chosen people who were to rule in God's Kingdom, were tested by God as they wandered alone in the wilderness for 40 years and inevitably failed to enter the land because of disobedience (Harper Study Bible, Footnote). Jesus, having to go through human trials, in turn goes through a similar trial to show that it could be done in the name of the Lord; using the number 40 for significance to the people he is trying to save.
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In the Story of the Samaritan Woman, Jesus crosses both social and religious barriers (John 4:4-42) Jesus is not only revealing he is the Messiah and conversing with a Samaritan but a Samaritan Woman. Women in first-century Israel were defined by their role as bearer of their husband's offspring and their function as a sexual release for their husband. Jewish Society frowned upon conversation between male and female. This was particularly true of Samaritan Women, who were deemed perpetually unclean.
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The liturgy during the Palm Sunday mass deals with the death of Jesus. The first three days of Holy week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, do not have any particular ceremonies associated with them. This does not mean however that it is unnecessary to attend mass on these days. Holy Week is a special time to attend mass and meditate, on all days not just the significant ones. Thursday of Holy Week (sometimes referred to as Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday) is a significant date in the Christian calendar. It is on this day that Christians remember the night that Jesus celebrated the Jewish Passover with his disciples (sometimes referred to as the Last Supper).
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Bethlehem, Nazareth, and Jerusalem - are all familiar in their imagination - finally becoming a reality. From the time of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, His public life, the barbaric death on Golgotha, to His Resurrection, it is all here. In parables like 'the sheep and the goats' (Matthew 25:31-46) Jesus spoke about people being judged at the end of their lives or at the end of the world. The parables make it clear that all people will have to account for the way in which they have managed their own lives and that this judgement will decide whether a person is worthy of eternal life or whether they have chosen to live apart from God.
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He then goes on to say "some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sewn into them...." This parable starts to explain about the Kingdom of God. It teaches that there are going to be different responses to the message, some people will understand, some won't, and others will choose not to listen. There is another parable in Mark's Gospel that is an allegory, this means that it is a complex parable where each part symbolises an important idea.
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A01 : Explain what a study of St. Mark's Gospel can tell Christians about the nature of discipleship
Jesus was trying to show that the type of person he wants as a disciple is a "normal" person. He wanted those who have made mistakes, and who have done wrong but are willing to accept it. Jesus has done things similar to this such as curing outcasts and forgiving sinners (Zacaheaus) this caused more criticism and opposition but Jesus didn't care because we should not be afraid to show our beliefs and our faith, see (C2 :V17) "I have not come to call respect, other people, but outcasts .
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Peter's Declaration about Jesus You are the Christ of God'. What led Peter to make this statement? How did Jesus reply and go on to say about discipleship? (10 marks)[Luke 9:18-27]
Jesus then gave them strict orders not to tell anyone what he was about to tell them. He wanted to avoid rebellion against the Romans and so did not declare openly that he was the Messiah. He also told them that the son of man must suffer and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law. He will be put to death but 3 days later he will be raised to life. Jesus uses the title "Son of Man" for him, which means that he is a future figure who will come and judge people and will die to save people from their sins as he will be a Suffering Servant.
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We can see that there is great priority surrounding the well being of this child, the young mother is being explained the circumstances in which she finds herself by God's angel(as are the holy family warned several more times throughout this story). Luke explains the shock Mary feels when informed of her pregnancy despite her being a virgin. However Mary is faithful enough that she takes it in her stride and replies that God's will be done. Immanuel is the name she is told to give to her child, this means God is with us.
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However Jesus did not turn away from people outcast from society. He enabled them to be accepted back into Jewish worship; he showed compassion for those in need. Jesus sometimes even told "Unclean" people that their sins were forgiven, which made him very unpopular. (For example, when Jesus healed a paralytic, and declared that his sins had been forgiven in Luke 5:17) To say that he had the power to forgive sins was blasphemy, as the Pharisees asked, "Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
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I cannot ever remember a time in my life when Marianna was not my older sister; I was born when she was two and a half years old so she is a part of nearly all my childhood memories. When we were younger, we did not have the good relationship we have now. As babies, we used to fight a lot and arguing about childish things. For example, which of the two was taller and which of the two had more small cars to play with.
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Do this for the remembrance of me. Therefore Holy Communion is the body and blood of Jesus Christ given with bread and wine, instituted by Jesus himself for us to eat and drink. Bread and wine is symbolic today in the 21st century because it has been carried on from two thousand years ago when the last supper took place. Though is nearly 2,000 years ago when Jesus commanded that Christians should eat bread and drink wine in remembrance of him.
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R E revision notes Mark's gospel is about good news. The good news is about Jesus. Jesus is the Christ, the promised messiah
* Jews believe that their God is the one true God. * God made a covenant with the Jews. * A covenant is an agreement that is sacred and binding. * Sadducees were a party of priests at the temple in Jerusalem. * The Pharisees believed in the Law of Moses and they live by it. ***** * The Sanhedrin was the religious council of the Jews. * Son of David: title for messiah-descendant of King David-great leader to be. * Son of God: title given to Jesus - emphasises that he always existed even before he was born. * Son of Man: a heavenly being with special authority from God.
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The chief priests heard this and began to think of a way to kill him for they were jealous and feared his authority of teaching. On Tuesday Jesus was questioned by the Pharisees and Sadducees. They asked him ''By what authority are you doing these things? And who gave you authority to do this?'' (MK11:28-29). Jesus knew they were trying to trap him but he replied ''Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.
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Discipleship in the New Testament is used to describe the followers of Jesus especially the twelve. Discipleship revolves around following Jesus both physically and spiritually. Both the first disciples and Christians today
He went a little farther on and saw two other brothers James and John, the sons of Zebedee. They were in their boat getting their nets ready. As soon as Jesus saw them, he called them; they left their father Zebedee in the boat and went with Jesus. This shows us how they gave up everything just to follow a man they didn't even know at this stage, this is in other words Jesus telling us how we should drop our "nets" and leave all our worthy possessions behind to live a life in the eyes of Jesus, a life of sacrifice for others, even if that means leaving your friends, family and property behind.
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And how the reoccurring grace of Christ abundantly flows for us and never runs dry. In many ways he was an open book. (Barclay, 17) For the most part, Peter was a typical man. Peter was a married man (1 cor 9:5). He was also a fisherman by trade. Peter was a typical Galilean (18). Some describe a typical Galilean as quick-tempered, impulsive, emotional, easily roused be an appeal to adventure, loyal to the end. The Talmud says of the Galileans: "They were ever more anxious for honor that for gain." When Matthew is talking of the disciples, he lists Peter first, "The first, Simon" (Matt 10:2).
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I must admit that as the train set off I felt a mixture of excitement and fear. I suppose all of us were feeling rather nervous but we all managed to put a brave face on it and talked about how good it would be to get involved in the action at last and give those Germans something to remember us by. I managed to sleep a little and before long we had arrived at Dover where we boarded the ship which would take us to France. The boat journey was tolerable, even though the sea was a little rough.
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When Jesus was being crucified, Jesus cried with a loud voice, "Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?" which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Here it shows Jesus was suffering because God did not help him. In Mark 14, 34, Jesus says how he is suffering. "The sorrow in my heart is so great that it almost crushes me." Jesus knew that Judas was going to betray him. He was trying to make the most of his time he had. We know this because when Jesus is anointed at Bethany, Jesus was angry at the people who were shouting at the Lady who anointed Jesus.
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Annunciation Birth of Jesus Jesus in temple Baptism of Jesus Temptation Peters declaration about Jesus
Road to Emmaus Cleopas and Jesus gave up on Jesus because they thought that he was going to be a great warrior and save them from the Romans and other Jesus thought he was a magician. Cleopas and Jesus started walking to Emmaus. They were walking when a stranger (who was Jesus but they didn't recognise him it was as if he was in a different body) joined them and asked them "What are you two talking about to each other as you walk?"
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In this piece of coursework I will be writing about the meaning of discipleship for the first disciples, and for Christians to
Jesus sent his disciples out to cast out unclean spirits and cure people. Jesus told his not to bring a begging bowl, because some preacher sometimes got money from people dishonesty not to bring bread, money or extra clothing, this helped the disciples to totally rely on God. He also instructed them to stamp the dust of their feet if any place does not welcome them or does not listen to them; this is a sign of people turning their backs on them.
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Forgiveness was to be the characteristics of his followers. This love asks Christians to show forgiveness to people who have offended you. God also wants us to be forgiving people. Christians are guided by what Jesus said or did through out his life. He told many famous parables on forgiveness one of these is known as 'the unmerciful servant'. 'A man owed a great amount of talents to the king and was brought to him. He was not able to pay so his family was to be sold to pay of the dept.
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