Experiencing the Depths of Jesus Christ Paperback – Jun 1 1981
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About the Author
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 was used against her and led to her imprisonment.
Top Customer Reviews
Madame Guyon has reached depths in Christ which we cannot understand without having gone there ourselves. This book will inspire all to go deeper in there walk, no matter where they find themselves.
A must read for every Christian. Truly a classic. Most important piece of literature from any century. I will reread many times.
This is a classic and I say get Keatings books as you get this and you have a solid intro to the Christian spiritual journey.
Ps: this is not journey of bliss and Guyon tells about the travail you will go through until you reach the inner abode where God resides and where your true self can be found...
This is a classic and I say get Keatings books as you get this and you have a solid intro to the Christian spiritual journey, to the inner abode where God resides and where your true self can be found...
Two types of prayer are offered-- "Praying the Scriptures" and "Beholding the Lord"-- that allowed me to move from a "head" understanding of God towards a much better "heart" understanding. My quiet times have been transformed from a laundry list of my requests for God into a genuine opportunity to abide in his presence. (John 15:4-8)
Most recent customer reviews
a very hard book to get through as it is extremely challenging
but well worth it in the end.
it can change your life it you let it
My father really loves this book and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know Jesus better. I read it myself and love it. Read morePublished on March 7 2004 by Anthony Martina
I highly recommend Guyon for new believers. We just had a revival in our community that saw dozens of youth come to Christ. Read morePublished on Sept. 9 1999
dont wait to get to heaven to find out what this lady knew about God. This book is required reading for any new Christians, or anyone interested in walking with GodPublished on July 12 1999