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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Guyon says that the Lord Jesus loved His Father on Mt. Tabor where He was transfigured, but He loved Him no less where?
2. The moment you feel God's presence lessening, what should you do?
3. Putting aside a couple of times each day for dedicated prayer is what?
4. What does Guyon repeatedly say about one's mind?
5. She says that your abandonment must go one step farther so that you abandon what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Guyon remind readers regarding their gifts?
2. What does Guyon suggest for those who cannot read?
3. How does Guyon define abandonment?
4. What does Guyon say about "dry spells"?
5. What is a second way a beginner could come to Christ?
6. What is Guyon's opinion of ritual or memorization?
7. How must one's abandonment go one step further?
8. What does Guyon say about a "second level of prayers?"
9. How does Guyon say one can find an unselfish prayer life?
10. What does Guyon say regarding the reason why one might come to seek a relationship with God?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One must be submissive to the Lord.
Part 1) How can one be submissive to the Lord? Why is this required?
Part 2) Why is this difficult? Might it be more difficult in our own society to submit to another? Why or why not?
Part 3) When have you been submissive? Why were you submissive? Did this benefit you? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Guyon warns against rituals.
Part 1) Describe some rituals of which Guyon speaks. Why does she warn against these?
Part 2) How might the Church feel about this warning? Why would it feel this way?
Part 3) What are your own thoughts about rituals? How do your beliefs compare to Guyon's.
Essay Topic 3
Guyon speaks of a concept she calls the "law of central tendency".
Part 1) Describe this law. How does this reinforce her other beliefs?
Part 2) How does this law represent a theme found in this book?
Part 3) Does this law follow human nature? Why or why not?
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