What does it Mean to be a Disciple in Christianity? In Mark 8:34-38, Jesus engages in an emphatic and emotionally charged rebuke and admonishment of his disciples. At the time of this New Testament event, Peter and the other disciples had failed to fully grasp Christ’s purpose on Earth. And this misunderstanding caused these twelve followers of Christ to not fully grasp what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. In a few short sentences, Jesus therefore takes aim at replacing the fallacious thinking of the disciples with a proper understanding of what it means to be a true disciple. Basic Research Question The current study investigates the question of what it means to be a disciple of Christ according to the teachings of Jesus, the Bible,...The end:
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