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Peter's spiritual state Were the disciples regenerate? Oddly it doesn't appear they were. It doesn't appear so, though they are said to "believe in Jesus": Joh_2:11 This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him. But they did not yet seem to believe that Jesus would be ...


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This is one of those passages that you have to read all of the gospels and look at everything that was going on within the 24 hr period in question. For each gospel tells us something a little different. In Luke's account, we do not hear the bit about the spirit being weak. It does however, tell us that Satan had asked to sift Peter. And furthermore, Jesus ...


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Since the passage in question is a spurious addition by Trinitarians it is irrelevant. http://www.biblicalunitarian.com/verses/matthew-28-19 It should be noted that while Trinitarian translators obscure the fact, in the Greek there is no fixed formula of "the Holy Spirit": Matt 12:31 ...του πνευματος... Mark 3:29 ...τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον... Luke 4:1 ...


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In Mark 14:38, it is written, Watch and pray so that you do not enter temptation. The spirit is ready, but the flesh is weak. γρηγορεῖτε καὶ προσεύχεσθε ἵνα μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς πειρασμόν τὸ μὲν πνεῦμα πρόθυμον ἡ δὲ σὰρξ ἀσθενής TR, 1550 According to John 7:39, those who believed in Jesus (which would have included his apostles) were not given the ...



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