Who are the first disciples of Jesus? How is Peter, as well as perhaps James, introduced to Jesus? What convinces Nathanael that Jesus is the Son of God?
The section of the Gospel history above indicated possesses the interest peculiar to the beginnings of all things that have grown to greatness. Here are exhibited to our view the infant church in its cradle, the petty sources of the River of Life, the earliest blossoms of Christian faith, the humble origin of the mighty empire of the Lord Jesus Christ.