Intimacy With Christ
Within the pages of this book you will find spiritual insight and Christian counseling from church history's best-known woman. These letters contain her advice as shared with common people, famous people and clergy who sought her guidance.^^You will receive from...
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Within the pages of this book you will find spiritual insight and Christian counseling from church history's best-known woman. These letters contain her advice as shared with common people, famous people and clergy who sought her guidance.^^You will receive from her, help in such areas as discouragement, failure, self-conciousness, poor self-esteem, emotional ups and downs, sorrow, embarrassment, and persecution.^^She will counsel you concerning decision making, your search for God's will in your life, and following Him and uncertainties.^^You will come away from this book with more understanding of accepting others, even your opposites and responding to Christians who are at odds with you. You will gain a new perspective on peoples' faults, as well as the church's short-comings.^^Guyon lights up the precious and powerful value of Christian fellowship. She offers advice and encouragement for Christian workers. Guyon will meet you where you are in your walk with Christ.
Jeanne Guyon (1648-1717) wrote from the depth of her own spiritual experiences. Growing up in France during the decadent times of Louis XIV, she was devout at an early age, but was then caught up in the worldliness around her. After an arranged marriage at age fifteen, she became increasingly interested in spiritual things; and, for the rest of her life, she continued to seek God diligently, teach others, and write books on Christian devotion.
These books have become Christian classics. Guyon paid a heavy price for her views and her writings. Throughout her life, she underwent various trials, including persecution and imprisonment for her beliefs. Her commentary on Song of Songs, Song of the Bride was used to sentence her to prison, Experiencing God Through Prayer is still in print.