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Craig L. Adams
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Endeavor to Behold the Hand of God
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. Viewed in the light of subsequent events, she saw that everything had been ordered in mercy. Addressing the person at whose suggestion and under whose direction she wrote her Life, she says, in rel...

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God Works by Grace and by Position
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. But there she was, and she felt and knew that her earthly hopes were blasted. But she did not then perceive what she afterwards knew, that God placed her there in his providence, as he made Joseph ...

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Marriage Places Her in a Wrong Position
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. The truth is, that she was placed by her marriage in a wrong position; a position untrue to the structure of her mind and unfavorable to her happiness. Nothing else could reasonably have been expec...

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An Unhappy Marriage
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. It is but reasonable to anticipate, that the union of the sexes and the establishment of families, authorized as they are by nature and by religion, will contribute to happiness. But this propitiou...

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A Marriage Proposal
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. It was under these circumstances that her future husband, M. Jaques Guyon, a man of great wealth, sought her in marriage. He was not the only person whose attention, in this new state of things, wa...

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The De La Mothe Family Moves to Paris
Reflections on the Life of Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guyon. Sometime in the year 1663, M. De La Mothe removed his family from Montargis to the city of Paris, — a step which obviously was not calculated to benefit his daughter, in the religious sense of the ...

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The Inward Burning
Be PATIENT, let the fire consume, Give God's interior burning room. Make no resistance, let it blaze. And self , in root and branch, erase. The life of self hath long annoyed; Thy hopes assail'd, thy joys destroy'd; It poisons every inward sense ; And FIRE ...

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He Standeth at the Door
"My head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night." — Cant. 5.2. The stars are shining from the depths of blue, And one is standing at the door and knocks; He knocks to enter in. His raven locks Are heavy with the midnight's glittering d...

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Common Mental Elements of Justification and Sanctification
The states of justification and sanctification agree with each other not only in being sustained by faith, but by being characterized by the same mental elements in other respects. If, for instance, it is true, as it undoubtedly is, that, in experiencing th...

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The Sovereign Will
"Thou hast a mighty arm; strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand." — Psalm 89. 13. There is one ruling power, one sovereign will, One sum and center of efficiency. 'Tis like the mystic wheel within the wheel The prophet saw at Chebar. Its decree Goes...
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