Jeremiah talks with his friend Phil about the ancient Greek concept of happiness, particularly as it applies to the biblical worldview. They explore the ideas that true happiness is about long-term fulfillment and growth, that God does not expect humans to be perfect, and that to remain happy we must exercise forgiveness and grace.
The hypothesis of this episode that in times of difficulty, we might intentionally distract ourselves from taking an honest look at our current state of being. The experiment is to become aware of when we are engaging in coping behavior and determine to go boldly to the heavenly Father’s throne of grace.
Jeremiah speaks with his friend John about his salvation experience and the recent formative moments in his relationship with God. This discussion includes such topics as the Person of Jesus, Christian identity, the importance of grace, issues in the Christian Church, and the pivotal necessity of helping others.
Jeremiah talks about the importance of grace in our relationships, particularly when misunderstandings occur. The hypothesis is that our lack of grace in the face of misunderstandings has the potential to severely damage our relationships. The experiment is to exercise grace by giving people the benefit of the doubt.
The hypothesis of this episode is that God is patient with us in our process of spiritual growth because He is a good Father. The experiment is to look closely at our lives in order to see clearly God’s acts of grace and patience toward us.