This episode is about discovering new things! The hypothesis is that finding personal ways to do spiritual activities is a key to truly understanding those spiritual activities. The experiment is to choose a spiritual activity and try it in a number of ways until it clicks and makes personal sense to you.
Jeremiah discusses his current views on Christian spirituality and the purpose of this podcast. He explores the idea that the concept of relationships is the best way to explain what spirituality is all about. The experiment is to simply enjoy a relationship with God as it is, without trying to turn it into something it…
Christ’s self-stated mission was to set people free. The hypothesis of this episode is that we are liberated by God into a complete freedom. The experiment is to accept your spiritual freedom.
Jeremiah discuss the concept of retreating from God. The hypothesis is that we often unintentionally withdraw from God when we face difficulties. The experiment is to recognize what makes us retreat from God, and then rectify the situation.
Jeremiah discusses a personal experience of God’s love. The hypothesis is that praying for more love in every corner of the earth is an effective and edifying spiritual act. The experiment is to pray for love in all aspects of life.
Jeremiah reads John 2 and discusses it.
Jeremiah explores the destructive attitude of performance orientation. The hypothesis is that thinking we will only be loved if we perform correctly is diametrically opposed to the truth of God’s love. The experiment is to look for evidence of performance orientation in our own lives and then look to replace it with a genuine trust…
Jeremiah discusses the Biblical perspective on forgiveness. The hypothesis is that forgiveness is an act which results in freedom, particularly for the forgiver! The experiment is to forgive someone who has hurt you.
In this episode, Jeremiah reads the entirety of John 1, and gives a few comments on it. This episode was originally released on Patreon.
Jeremiah suggests that we sometimes do not go far enough in discovering the reasons behind our thoughts, feelings, and motivations in our relationships with God and others. The hypothesis is that digging down to the truth requires asking deeper questions. The experiment is to start asking deeper questions when we have times of realization.