The hypothesis of this episode is that happiness, to a large degree, is dependent upon how we choose to relate to our circumstances. The experiment is to adopt a new perspective in life, which will lead to greater happiness.
Jeremiah talks with his dad about Jesus’ statements on worship in John 4. They tackle such questions as: What is spirit? What is true worship? This is a continuation of the conversation about the definition of worship, begun in episode 83 of The God Experiment.
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about our motivations in our relationships with others. The hypothesis is that our primary agenda in any relationship must be love. The experiment is to search our hearts to be honest about our motivations, and to practice making love our priority.
The hypothesis of this episode is that loving our enemies is a fundamental characteristic of living the godly life. The experiment is to love your enemies, whether close or afar.
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about being proactive and taking action. The hypothesis is that our dreams and ambitions are interconnected with our relationship with God. The experiment is to take your desires, whether big or small, and simply do something about them. Small steps can lead to big results.
Looking at the parable of the Prodigal Son, it is striking that the father of the story (who symbolizes God) goes so far out of his way to make his son happy. We are all God’s children, and God cares about your happiness.
The hypothesis of this episode is that when we are honest with God, we build a relationship of trust which allows God to move in transformative ways. The experiment is to take time everyday to speak truthfully to the Heavenly Father about the deeper things in your heart. The God Experiment is a podcast dedicated…
If we are willing to be tender, honest, and vulnerable—that is, brokenhearted—God is able to heal us. This is the promise of Psalm 147:3! Then, when we are healed by God, it allows us to live life without being controlled by our hurts.
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about friendship. The hypothesis is that a friendship is available with Jesus Christ, and it is a powerful kind of relationship that we are also meant to have with one another. The experiment is to be an active friend to others.
Jeremiah talks about one of the basic building blocks of our relationships with God and others. The hypothesis is that in a healthy relationship, all wants and needs are discussed directly. The experiment is to communicate your interests and listen for the interests of the others.