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By Madame Guyon

Humans are looking to direct God rather than resigning themselves to be directed through Him. they wish to teach Him a fashion, rather than passively following that in which He leads them. consequently many souls, referred to as to take pleasure in God Himself, and never slightly His presents, spend all their lives in working after little consolations, and feeding on them resting there merely, making all their happiness to consist therein. you're invited to learn Madame Guyon s autobiography and decide for your self if her reviews and writings are ones to sentence or condone.

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O. ” This book and all other Destiny Image, Revival Press, Mercy Place, Fresh Bread, Destiny Image Fiction, and Treasure House books are available at Christian bookstores and distributors worldwide. S. bookstore nearest you, call 1-800-722-6774. For more information on foreign distributors, call 717-532-3040. com. A. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 09 08 07 Contents Introduction Book One Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22 Chapter 23 Chapter 24 Chapter 25 Chapter 26 Chapter 27 Chapter 28 Chapter 29 Book Two Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 INTRODUCTION In the history of the world few persons have attained that high degree of spirituality reached by Madame Guyon.

I looked with jealous eyes on my brother, seeing the difference between him and me. Whatever he did was considered well; but if there were blame, it fell on me. My stepsisters by the mother, gained her goodwill by caressing him and persecuting me. True, I was bad. I relapsed into my former faults of lying and peevishness. With all these faults I was very tender and charitable to the poor. I prayed to God assiduously, loved to hear any one speak of Him and to read good books. I doubt not that you will be amazed at such a series of inconsistencies; but what succeeds will surprise you yet more, when you see this manner of acting gain ground with my years.

I happened at that time to be taking a walk with my companions, which I seldom did. At my return he was gone. They gave me an account of his sanctity, and the things he had said. I was so touched that I was overcome with sorrow. I cried all the rest of the day and night. Early in the morning I went in great distress to seek my confessor. I said to him, “What! my father, am I the only person in our family to be lost? ” He was greatly surprised to see me so much afflicted, and comforted me in the best manner he could, not thinking me so bad as I was.

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