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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. According to Guyon, is self-denial the answer to accomplishing what people want to overcome?
2. To what kind of person will godliness come?
3. What should be severed?
4. Guyon says that the Lord Jesus loved His Father on Mt. Tabor where He was transfigured, but He loved Him no less where?
5. When focusing on overcoming this aspect, you are making them _________________ to overcome.
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Guyon say one can find an unselfish prayer life?
2. How does Guyon quote St. Augustine?
3. What does Guyon say regarding the reason why one might come to seek a relationship with God?
4. What warning does Guyon give regarding those who give themselves during a good time?
5. Those who follow her suggestions for overcoming selfish desires and the sense will accomplish what?
6. How must one's abandonment go one step further?
7. What does Guyon warn about overcoming selfish desires?
8. What is one way a beginner could come to Christ?
9. What does Guyon say about a "second level of prayers?"
10. What does "Your will be done" mean?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
An entire chapter is given to those who cannot read.
Part 1) Why is this chapter important during the time in which this book was written? Is it still important today? Why or why not?
Part 2) What does she suggest for the illiterate? If this is true, why do those who are literate need the Bible?
Part 3) Do you agree with Guyon in regards to the directions she gives the illiterate?
Essay Topic 2
Guyon is specific about how to lead others to Christ.
Part 1) What does she say about leading others to Christ? Is this surprising? Why or why not?
Part 2) How might the Church of her day feel about this? How might the Church feel about this now?
Part 3) Are her suggestions valid and useful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Guyon turns to the topic of inward activities as opposed to outward actions.
Part 1) What are inward activities? What are outward activities?
Part 2) Why does she turn to inward activities? What does she find wrong and outward activities? When are outward activities useful?
Part 3) How might the development of inward activities influence one's outward activities?
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