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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. What does a child do when he is frightened?
2. What does Guyon say about requests in prayers?
3. On the subject of confession, Guyon says that the most effective method is what?
4. When something stirs the soul, what does it follow?
5. Can outward activities ever draw you closer to the Lord?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Guyon explain the relationship between the soul and Spirit?
2. What does Guyon warn regarding a time of passivity?
3. How does Guyon explain the "law of central tendency"?
4. Why does Guyon believe one has not cause for worry?
5. Describe how this book ends.
6. What does Guyon have to say about inward and outward actions?
7. What does Guyon have to say about passivity?
8. How does Guyon explain the ability to be active while resting?
9. What does Guyon say about those who have reached the point of continual prayer?
10. What does Guyon have to say on the subject of confession?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In loving the Lord, one will want to please only Him.
Part 1) Why would one want to please only the Lord?
Part 2) How would this kind of love change your life? How do you feel about these changes that would occur? Why do you feel this way?
Part 3) Would it be difficult to love in this way? Why or why not? How does this kind of love compare to the love you feel for those closest to you?
Essay Topic 2
There is a "second level of prayers" that may be used equally by both the educated and uneducated.
Part 1) What is this "second level of prayers?" How is this useful to all?
Part 2) How is this the next step? What does this reveal about Guyon's belief about the process of prayer?
Part 3) How is this "faith and stillness" beneficial? Do you agree? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
One can gain godliness.
Part 1) What is godliness? How can one gain godliness?
Part 2) How might a person know when he or she has gained godliness?
Part 3) Why would one want to gain godliness? How might this affect one's life? How would godliness affect your own life?
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