Monthly Archives: July 2007

A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 6

Of Self-Surrender We should now begin to abandon and give up our whole existence unto God, from the strong and positive conviction, that the occurrence of every moment is agreeable to His immediate will and permission, and just such as … Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 5

Of Spiritual Aridity Though God hath no other desire than to impart Himself to the loving soul that seeks Him, yet He frequently conceals Himself that the soul may be roused from sloth, and impelled to seek Him with fidelity … Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 4

The Second Degree of Prayer Some call the second degree of prayer, “The Prayer of Contemplation,” “The Prayer of Faith and Stillness,” and others call it, “The Prayer of Simplicity.” I shall here use this latter appellation, as being more … Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 3

The First Degree of Prayer Those who have not learnt to read, are not, on that account, excluded from prayer; for the Great Book which teacheth all things, and which is legible as well internally as externally, is Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 2

The Method of Prayer There are two ways of introducing a soul into prayer, which should for some time be pursued; the one is Meditation, the other is Reading accompanied with Meditation. Meditative Reading is the choosing some important practical … Continue reading

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