James was a fisherman.
James was mending his nets when Jesus asked him to be his apostle.
James and John were brothers.
They both had tempers.
Jesus nicknamed them "The Sons of Thunder"
James asked Jesus to send fire to a village that wouldn't allow Jesus to come there.
Jesus had to correct him.
James and John asked if they would be given places at the right and left hand of Jesus.
Again, Jesus had to correct them.
James became a great apostle.
He is the only one whose martyrdom is mentioned in the New Testament.(Acts 12:1-2)
Matthew 4 :21; 10:2; 17:1
Mark 1:19, 29: 3:17; 5:37;9:2; 10:35, 41
Luke 5:10; 6:14; 8:51; 9:28, 54
Acts 1:13; 12:2
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