Experiencing the Depth of Jesus Christ: The Autobiography - Chapters 11 through 20 Summary & Analysis

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon
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Chapters 11 through 20 Summary and Analysis

Guyon next introduces a concept she calls the "law of central tendency." She explains that a person who pulls himself inward will find himself drawn farther inward by the magnetism of God. She likens it to the vapor from the ocean that is purified in the sky, saying that there's nothing required in order to achieve this purified state. She warns that you are not to do anything except pull yourself inward toward a closer relationship with the Lord and allow Him to do the rest. Though it may be difficult at first, it will soon become habit and the human tendencies toward self will be overcome.

Guyon next addresses the fact that passivity requires a strong will. She notes that it's human nature to want to "exert" yourself, but that the only thing you really have to do...

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