Jeremiah talks with his friend Lew about including God in our relationships—responding particularly to the statement that Jesus entrusted Himself to no one (John 2:24). In doing so, they examine the intricacies of maintaining godly relationships in the Christian context.
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121 – Courageously Vulnerable in God (or, Vulnerably Courageous Relationships)
In this episode Jeremiah talks about a principle that stands at the heart of any intimate, close relationship. The hypothesis is that vulnerability takes courage, and that such courage comes from God. The experiment is to practice vulnerability, first in your relationship with the heavenly Father, and second with others who are close to you.
98 – Cringing at Your Past? Good for You!
In this episode, Jeremiah discusses how to use the shame of our past to our advantage. The hypothesis is that if we are embarrassed or guilty about our past selves, it is a sign that we have actually matured and grown. The experiment is to recognize that the process of change has happened, because we…
96 – A Simple Spiritual Fast for Complex Times
The hypothesis of this episode is that any act we take to forgo our own desires in order to prioritize God will yield good spiritual fruit. The experiment is to replace something in your life with time spent with God.
95 – Finding Encouragement in Incremental Spiritual Growth
Jeremiah talks about spiritual transformation. The hypothesis is that the process of growth is incremental and that we should not expect overnight perfection. The experiment is to root out the negative paradigm that change is instantaneous, and instead rely on the incremental change which occurs in a relationship with the heavenly Father.
91 – The Agenda of Love
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.
90 – Love Your Enemies
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.
88 – Transformative Honesty
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…
83 – Worship and Bowing Down: A Conversation
In this episode, Jeremiah has a conversation with his father, exploring the question: “What is worship?” The hypothesis is that bowing down is the foundational act at the root of worship. The experiment is to practice bowing down in your heart to God.
62 – Let Your Guard Down 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.