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Madame Jeanne Guyon
Madame Jeanne Guyon by Jan Johnson

Price: $8.95
Author: Jan Johnson
Subtitle: Her Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Length: 138 Pages
Published: 1998

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You are about to read one of the most remarkable and best-known autobiographies in all of western history.

Jeanne Guyon is Christianity’s best-known and most influential woman in church history. Her autobiography has moved the hearts of believers for three centuries. Even today, in France, she is one of the greatest figures of French history.

Today Guyon is revered by both Protestants and Catholics as one of the greatest sources of help in a deeper walk with God. Few Christians have experienced the depths of prayer as profoundly as Jeanne-Marie Guyon (1648-1717), a beautiful, wealthy French woman whose prolific writings, including an entire commentary on the Bible, have remained a treasured legacy of the church.

Guyon’s influence reached to the court of Louis XIV, Jealousy ensued, and she was imprisoned in the infamous Bastille. Indeed, for most of her life she suffered persecution and endured imprisonment at the hands of the church, primarily because she believed all Christians could have a rich life of prayer.

Perhaps John Wesley summed it up best: “Guyon is the greatest Christian to rise since the first century.”
This edited, condensed, and updated edition of her autobiography – written from a lonely cell where she was imprisoned for her stand for Christ – reintroduces the power of a great woman of faith and the joy she found in the midst of grief and pain.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: A “Lively” Child
Chapter 2: My Decisions Made for Me
Chapter 3: “Seek God in Your Heart and You Will Find Him”
Chapter 4: Opposition and Despair
Chapter 5: Clinging to God in the Midst of Crosses
Chapter 6: Grief and Darkness
Chapter 7: Reawakening to God
Chapter 8: Launching Out on My Mission
Chapter 9: Persecution Begins
Chapter 10: Miracles in the Midst of Madness
Chapter 11: Guiding Souls
Chapter 12: No Place to Lay My Head
Chapter 13: Peace in the Face of Revenge
Chapter 14: In the Hands of God