Faith Strengthened  Table of Contents Part 2, Chapter 44 Part 2, Chapter 46
 Faith Strengthened Chapter 45  Part 2  

John 7:5, "For neither did his brethren believe in him." If his own brothers, men of the same flesh and blood, and the nearest judges of the powers attributed to him, felt no inducement to admit his pretensions; surely we Jews may be excused for discrediting what his own contemporaries and brothers rejected as incredible.