Experiencing the Depth of Jesus Christ: The Autobiography - Chapters 21 through 25 Summary & Analysis

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon
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Chapters 21 through 25 Summary and Analysis

Guyon writes at length about the workings of the soul, spirit and self, and the need to separate yourself from the selfish desires and wants. She says that it's important to remember that God makes all things possible, including the ability to turn inwardly and to achieve this relationship. She explains the relationship between the soul and Spirit by using the vision of Ezekiel and the wheel. She says that the soul is like the wheel in that it can move forward actively or can passively wait. When something stirs the soul, it "becomes like those wheels, following the Spirit wherever it goes." Guyon cautions that the soul should wait for the Spirit. Setting that soul toward the Spirit makes the "inward attraction of the Lord's spirit" powerful. Guyon admonishes that you must remember that this happens when you...

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