The Meaning of Discipleship

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The Meaning of Discipleship In this piece of coursework I will be writing about the meaning of

discipleship for the first disciples, and for Christians today. A

disciple is someone who believes in and helps to spread the teachings

of another. A disciple of Jesus is a follower of Jesus, they are like

students because they learn from Jesus and have faith in him.

Jesus’ disciples were normal everyday men. Jesus first saw his

disciples as he was walking along by the Sea of Galilee. He saw Simon

and his brother Andrew and told them to get up and follow him so that

he could make them fishers of men, they followed him immediately. He

then saw James and his brother john, he also told them to follow him

and they did. Jesus went out again to the shore of the lake, as he was

walking on he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting by the customs

house he told Levi to follow him and he immediately got up and

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that in this piece of coursework they will be writing about the meaning of discipleship.
  • Narrates how andrew told them to get up and follow him.
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