Jeremiah talks about doctrine as the beginning point of a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that our introductory knowledge of Christian ideas should lead to a relational knowledge of God Himself. The experiment is to choose a Christian doctrine and ask God to deepen it for you.
Jeremiah talks about how we should relate to human emotion. The hypothesis is that we must we willing to mourn when it is a time of mourning, and that we should not avoid negative emotion. The experiment is to give yourself permission to feel what you feel, and to talk to God about it.
Jeremiah talks about how important it is to properly relate to God regarding His blessings. The hypothesis is that it is disastrous to give the credit of God’s activity to a human being, whether yourself or someone else. The experiment is to examine and increase your own recognition of God’s moving and blessings in your…
The hypothesis of this episode is that contemplating Jesus’ humanity helps us to relate correctly to our own humanity. The experiment is to meditate on the newborn Jesus—to imagine this little child so full of promise—in order to connect with Jesus, our older brother.
The hypothesis of this episode is that a genuine understanding of Christianity is predicated on reconciling a number of seeming contradictions. The experiment is to learn to be ok with the paradoxes of the godly life, and discover the right balance in our understanding of God’s principles.