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A Short and Easy Method of Prayer – Chapter 10

Of Mortification I will even affirm, that, in any other way, it is next to an impossibility ever to acquire a perfect mortification of the senses and passions. The reason is obvious; the soul gives vigour and energy to the … 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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