Posts Tagged ‘disciples’

The Village

A modern parable

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The Village

A modern parable

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There once lived a rich man with a heart of gold. He had seen how more and more people were struggling to afford a home, and his heart broke to see the terrible problems this was causing them. But one bright morning it occurred to him that […]

Miracles on the Lake

What was life like for Andrew as he leaves his fishing nets to become a fisher of mankind?

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Miracles on the Lake

What was life like for Andrew as he leaves his fishing nets to become a fisher of mankind?

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A number of Jesus’ disciples were fisherman – making their living from the lake. This film is seen from the point of view of Andrew, one of these disciples, as he describes what life around the lake is like with Jesus, the teacher and the […]

Saint Peter

The First Pope

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Saint Peter

The First Pope

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Saint Peter, formally Simon, was renamed by Jesus – a sign that Peter was going to be one of the founders of the Christian Church. Peter was one of Jesus’ closest friends and disciples – he followed Jesus with enthusiasm and zeal. However, he sometimes […]

Saint Andrew

The Patron Saint of Scotland

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Saint Andrew

The Patron Saint of Scotland

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Saint Andrew was one of Jesus’ disciples and the brother of Saint Peter, the first Bishop of Rome. Andrew was a networker – someone who was good at connecting people together. Learn more about him by watching the video here.

History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

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History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

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The early Christian Church began in Jerusalem and the surrounding area and grew out of the Jewish tradition. Jesus and his disciples were all Jews. The first Christians therefore did not meet in separate churches but continued to meet in the local Jewish synagogues. St […]

Jesus’ Teaching: Faith

What did Jesus teach about having faith?

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Jesus’ Teaching: Faith

What did Jesus teach about having faith?

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The dictionary states that the definition of faith is complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Jesus had absolute faith in God the Father and encourages people to have the same faith. One day Jesus’ disciples asked him to increase their faith but he […]