Jeremiah talks about a relational mode of prayer.
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196 – How Do We Relate to the Trinity?: A Conversation
Jeremiah and his dad talk about the challenges involved in relating to the Trinity. Topics include how we overcome the possible hurdles in our heart when relating to one Person of the Trinity, as well as the conflict between a relational approach to Christianity and the Western desire for objectivity and logic.
191 – “Relational Christianity”: Introducing a Book by Pinkham and Gruenberg
Jeremiah discusses the book he co-authored with Wesley M. Pinkham, entitled “Relational Christianity: A Remarkable Vision of God,” recently published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This brief introduction discusses the relationality of the Trinity, and how that translates into the foundational relationality of Christianity and human existence.
189 – The Right to be His Child: A Conversation (John 1:12)
Jeremiah talks with His friend Lewis about John 1:12. Particularly, they focus on the powerful truth that God has given us the ability to choose our relationship with Him. It is up to us to determine if we will be children of God.
188 – We Are Not Good (Mark 10:18)
In this highly uplifting episode, Jeremiah talks about our efforts toward being good. The hypothesis is that goodness belongs to God alone. The experiment is to realize that you are not good, and can never be good without maintaining a deep relationship with the Father in which you reflect His own goodness.
187 – Communicate Like a Child
In this episode Jeremiah talks about how we communicate to God as His children. The hypothesis is that we have every right to tell God exactly what we want, because we know He is our Father. The experiment is to be real with Him about the things you desire, while knowing He gives good gifts…
184 – Why the Greatest Commandment?: A Conversation
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.
181 – The Relational Beatitudes
Jeremiah talks about the beatitudes in Matthew 5. The hypothesis is that the beatitudes are meant to be understood relationally. The experiment is to meditate on the beatitudes to cultivate our own humility, and thereby allow God to bless us in His own way.
177 – How to be a Good Friend (Re: John 15:15)
Jeremiah talks about the spiritual importance of friendship relationships. The hypothesis is that Jesus wants a deep friendship with you. The experiment is to find practical ways in which to relate to God as a friend.
176 – Are You Distracting Yourself from the Throne of 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.