1 Timothy 1:18-20 – What Does It Mean?

A friend asked me what I thought these few verses mean. Taken in isolation, this passage is indeed a little confusing, so I took a few minutes to analyze it, and here’s what I came up with.

The Cost of Discipleship Excerpt

Dietrich Bonhoefer portrait photo

A short excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship on the distinctions between justification and sanctification

The Pilgrim’s Progress Excerpt

John Bunyan portrait

Excerpt from John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress in which the pilgrim, Christian’s, heavy burden of sin is loosed from his shoulders at the cross.

The Name of God – יהוה

YHWH - Yahweh

A Biblical overview of God’s Name – יהוה – given to Moses from the burning bush, with a rebuttal of the lie that Jesus never claimed in the Bible to be God.