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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. THE NINTH
APPEARANCE--JAMES THE LORD'S BROTHER. The three Jameses--James the
Just, the brother of our Lord--His character by
Hegesippus--Apocrjphal traditions--His childhood and Nazari tic
dedication--Not a disciple of Jesus at first--His position in the
church--The significance of this appearanoe to him--The silence of
scripture--General teachings. "Till God in human flesh I see, My
thoughts no comfort find, The holy, just, and sacred Three, Are
terrors to my mind. While Jews on their own law rely, And Greeks of
wisdom boast, I love the incarnate mystery, And there I fix my
trust." "After that he was seen of James." 1 Cor. xv. 7. There are
several persona mentioned in the New Testament under the name of
James. The most prominent in the gospels is James the son of
Zebedee and brother of John, who was the first martyr among the
apostles. There was another James among the twelve, called James,
the son of Alpheus, who is called in one place, (Mark xv. 40, )
James the less, alluding to inferiority of age or of stature to the
son of Zebedee. There is mention in the Epistles and Gospels, of
James the brother of our Lord, and it is a very difficult question
to determine whether he is the same person called the son of
Alpheus, or another. Neander pronounces this one of the most
difficult questions in apostolic history. The more probable opinion
is that he was different from the son of Alpheus, and was not one
of the twelve apostles, nor indeed, in the first instance, a
follower of Jesus at all. In John vii. 5, it is stated that"
neither did his brethren believe in him;" and in Matt, x iii. 55,
and Mark vi. 3, James is mentioned as one of the brethren of our
Lord, and the mode in which they are named seems to intimate that
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