In this episode Jeremiah talks about the organic nature of a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that planning out your spiritual life is a recipe for stagnation. The experiment is to examine where you’ve developed expectations regarding God’s promises, and to replace them with a daily exercise of listening to God.
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about not being embarrassed when asking God for help. The hypothesis is that it is not an act of doubt to ask for more clarity, and that is is a positive thing to doublecheck on what you think you heard from God. The experiment is to approach the throne of…
Jeremiah talks about how we must put in the work to properly accept God’s blessings. The hypothesis is that it is too easy to expect the negative and reject the positive. The experiment is to put in the effort to accept God’s love as it is expressed in compliments and blessings.
Jeremiah has another conversation with his friend Lewis. In this episode, they discuss the historical evolution of prayer, as well as the importance of contemplation and waiting on the Lord.
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.
This episode is a conversational meditation about having a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that we should be looking for patterns of God’s communication to us in our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances. The experiment is to be aware of these patterns, and to talk about them with God, with ourselves, and with others.
In this episode we’re talking about guilt. The hypothesis is that the emotion of guilt is not only useless but completely counterproductive in a relationship with God. The experiment is to work on replacing your guilt with actions of trust and listening.
When I was a teenager I became very frustrated about this whole God thing. This was mostly because I would often hear about how we can talk with God, but no one ever really explained how to listen to Him. It rang true to me that I could have a relationship with God, but all…
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