Jeremiah discusses what we have to do prior to hearing God’s voice. The hypothesis is that we cannot hear God’s voice if we are in the midst of fear and negativity. The experiment is to find a place of trust with God and then listen.
Kierkegaard wrote that prayer does not change God, but it does change the one who prays. Sometimes we aren’t aware of how God responds to our prayer, but we should know that whenever we reach out in prayer, we connect with God, who is the source of all change and transformation. In this way, prayer…
The hypothesis of this episode is that God is your partner in life to create His will. The experiment is to live in a relaxed way, knowing that your success is not really up to you.
Jeremiah explores the hidden depths of the Scriptural concept of encouragement. The hypothesis is that encouraging one another is an expression of the Holy Spirit which builds us up and helps us grow. The experiment is to encourage people by sharing from your relationship with God.
Jeremiah discusses about the importance of letting our guard down with God. The hypothesis is that we must take our guard down if we want to have an ongoing, intimate relationship with God. The experiment is to consciously take our guard down whenever we seek Him.
The Heavenly Father cares more about being close with us in the process of life and growth than about our performance. Instead of trying to be perfect, we should focus on our intimacy with God. For God, the process is what matters, not how successful we seem to be.
Jeremiah discusses the biblical concept of taking refuge with God. The hypothesis is that God wants us to turn to Him and live in Him when life is difficult. The experiment is to find where we are caught up in turmoil and conflict, and choose to take refuge in the Heavenly Father.
In this time, it’s important to meditate on the reality that God is our refuge. In our intimate relationship with Him, He will be our fortress. This is more than an idea, it is an experience to be had for those who trust the Father.
This is the final episode of our four-part review of “Mere Christianity” by C. S. Lewis. This section deals with such topics as the usefulness of theology, the Heavenly Father’s begetting of Christ, the nature of the Trinity, the process of becoming like Christ, and why some Christians don’t seem to be “better” than non-Christians.