Despite a difficult childhood, a loveless marriage, an early widowhood, and life-long persecution, French mystic Jeanne Guyon produced works of extraordinary spiritual power. Admired by Christians for 300 years---including John Wesley, Charles Spurgeon, Hudson Taylor, and A.W. Tozer---her writings offer penetrating insight into cultivating unfettered communion with God.
This soft-cover edition uses large print and incorporates space for the reader to journal.
No mortal could die in a more Christian disposition, or with more courage than he did, after having received the sacrament in a manner truly edifying. I was not present when he expired, for out of tenderness he made me retire. He was above twenty hours unconscious and in the agonies of his death. It was in the morning of July 21, 1676, that he died. Next day I entered into my closet, in which was the image of my divine spouse, the Lord Jesus Christ. I renewed my marriage-contract, and added thereto a vow of chastity, with a promise to make it perpetual, if M. Bertot my director, would permit me. After that I was filled with great joy, which was new to me, as for a long time past I had been plunged in the deepest bitterness.
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