loader from loading.io

Reading John 1 (NIV)

The God Experiment

Release Date: 09/13/2019

32 - The Spiritual Life is Not a Zero Sum Game show art 32 - The Spiritual Life is Not a Zero Sum Game

The God Experiment

Jeremiah discusses the worldview of a "zero sum game" in the context of a relationship with God. The hypothesis is that if we see God as limited in any way, we will relate to Him and to each other in an unhealthy manner. The experiment is to expand our awareness of the limitlessness of God.

info_outline
31 - The Power of Thankfulness show art 31 - The Power of Thankfulness

The God Experiment

The hypothesis is that thankfulness is a key component to a happy relationship with God. The experiment is to make a conscious effort to be thankful to God for everything in your life, whether seemingly good or bad.

info_outline
30 - Open Your Mouth to Discover the Truth show art 30 - Open Your Mouth to Discover the Truth

The God Experiment

In this episode Jeremiah discusses an action of self-knowledge. The hypothesis is that talking out our unfinished thoughts helps us to understand ourselves better. The experiment is to have conversations about things you don't understand, but want to understand.

info_outline
29 - Communicate What Works show art 29 - Communicate What Works

The God Experiment

The hypothesis of this episode is that effectively expressing love sometimes requires trying new ways of communication which may not be not familiar to us. The experiment is to ask your close relationships questions about how to better express your love and care for them.

info_outline
28 - Who Cares if You're Wrong? show art 28 - Who Cares if You're Wrong?

The God Experiment

Jeremiah discusses the human desire to be right all the time. The hypothesis is that admitting our mistakes is an important part of a healthy relationship with ourselves, with one another, and with God. The experiment is to admit when you are wrong.

info_outline
27 - Reclaiming the Living Christ: A Conversation show art 27 - Reclaiming the Living Christ: A Conversation

The God Experiment

Jeremiah has a conversation with his friend Lewis regarding the person of Jesus. The idea of "reclaiming" Jesus refers to pursuing a relationship with Him which goes beyond the limitations of both secular and religious concepts. 

info_outline
26 - Try Something New (That's Probably Old) show art 26 - Try Something New (That's Probably Old)

The God Experiment

This episode is about discovering new things! The hypothesis is that finding personal ways to do spiritual activities is a key to truly understanding those spiritual activities. The experiment is to choose a spiritual activity and try it in a number of ways until it clicks and makes personal sense to you.

info_outline
25 - Relationships and the God Experiment show art 25 - Relationships and the God Experiment

The God Experiment

Jeremiah discusses his current views on Christian spirituality and the purpose of this podcast. He explores the idea that the concept of relationships is the best way to explain what spirituality is all about. The experiment is to simply enjoy a relationship with God as it is, without trying to turn it into something it is not. 

info_outline
24 - Christ's Priority of Freedom show art 24 - Christ's Priority of Freedom

The God Experiment

Christ's self-stated mission was to set people free. The hypothesis of this episode is that we are liberated by God into a complete freedom. The experiment is to accept your spiritual freedom.

info_outline
23 - When We Retreat From God show art 23 - When We Retreat From God

The God Experiment

Jeremiah discuss the concept of retreating from God. The hypothesis is that we often unintentionally withdraw from God when we face difficulties. The experiment is to recognize what makes us retreat from God, and then rectify the situation.

info_outline
 
More Episodes

In this episode, Jeremiah reads the entirety of John 1, and gives a few comments on it. This episode was originally released on Patreon.