Jeremiah and his friend Phil explore the question: “Why did Jesus teach that loving God is the greatest commandment?” This conversation includes such topics as theodicy, existentialism, obedience, relationship, the nature of belief, and the dark night of the soul.
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171 – Living in I AM (Whatever You Need, God is)
In this episode Jeremiah talks about living in constant communion with the Father. The hypothesis is that the beautiful and wonderful things we receive from God are not objects, but rather aspects of God’s very being. The experiment is to find ways to stay in close connection to God in His love and salvation.
157 – The Fear of Man and the Light of Christ
Do you avoid revealing your love of God in certain situations? The hypothesis of this episode is that the fear of people’s reactions should not stop us from revealing the light of Jesus Christ in our lives. The experiment is to be honest about where you are afraid of revealing your experiences with God, and…
156 – Toxic Positivity: A Conversation
Jeremiah talks with his friend Lauren about the concept of “toxic positivity.” This intriguing idea suggests that knee-jerk positivity and the prioritization of problem-solving are not healthy ways to address someone’s emotional needs. Rather, we should assume a Christlike approach which validates people as being worthy of our time and attention, and expresses our love…
155 – Are You Making Choices Based on Fear?
Jeremiah talks about the destructive nature of making decisions based on fear. The hypothesis is that fear clouds our perception and causes us to make choices that are not reflective of who we truly are. The experiment is to ask ourselves “Am I making choices based on fear?” and then to ask God to replace…
151 – Have you Lost Your Heart?
Jeremiah talks about being good stewards of our hearts. The hypothesis is that all of us, in one way or another, have lost heart in our relationship with God. The experiment is to ask Jesus Christ for healing, and to entrust our beings to Him completely.
148 – Jesus’ Identification with the Needy (Helping Your Brothers and Sisters)
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about how important it is to take care of people. The hypothesis is that however we treat those in need is exactly the way we treat Jesus (Matt. 25). The experiment is to ask God to show you whom to help, whether physically or spiritually.
145 – There’s Just Something About Being Together
Jeremiah talks about simply being with God. The hypothesis is that the deepest kind of relational connection with the Father is based on the unadulterated desire to be close with Him. The experiment is to practice spending time in God’s presence, and also to examine our motivations for doing so.
137 – Don’t Fight the Positive
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.
135 – Live in the Father’s Dreamworld (Refuse Futility)
In this episode, Jeremiah talks about a positive attitude we can choose to have, regardless of our circumstances. The hypothesis is that we are invited to live in the faith, hope, and love of a relationship with our Father and Redeemer. The experiment is to accept this invitation and live in the dreamworld that is…