Cardiphonia or the Utterance of the Heart has 21 ratings and 4 reviews. Jeremy said: I’ve This is a compilation of John Newton’s letters to various people. This is a beautiful short text by the famous hymnodist John Newton based in Pauls benediction to the Corinthians (2 Cor ). There is nothing more Biblically. Cardiphonia, Or, The Utterance of the Heart: In the Course of a Real Correspondence John Newton’s letters to Christians and non-Christians alike are full of.

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The everlasting love of God, the unspeakable merits of Christ’s righteousness, and the absolute freeness of the cagdiphonia promises — these form the threefold cord by which my soul maintains a hold of that which is within the veil.

Their best desires are weak and ineffectual, not absolutely so for He who works in them to will, enables them in a measure to do likewise — but jhn comparison with the noble mark at which they aim. I can venture to assure you that if you have a value for our prayers, you have a frequent share in them — yes, are loved and remembered by many here.

But though we aim at this good — evil is present with us: Neton Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. These are contrary the one to the other — so that you cannot do the things that you would! I have a poor girl near me who looks like an idiot, and her natural johj is indeed very small; but the Lord has been pleased to make her acquainted alternately with great temptations, and proportionably great discoveries of his love and truth.

By frequent prayerand close acquaintance with the Scripture, and a habitual attention to cagdiphonia frame of our hearts — there is a certain delicacy of spiritual taste and discernment to be acquired, which renders a nice disquisition concerning the nature and limits hohn the Adiaphoraas they are called — or how near we may go jhn utmost bounds of what vardiphonia right, without being wrong, quite unnecessary.

My Lord — I assent to our Lord’s declaration, “Without me you can do nothing;” not only upon the authority of the speaker — but from the same irresistible and experimental evidence, as if He had told me — that I cannot make the sun to shine, or change the course of the seasons!


It is Christ who died, yes rather that is risen again, who also makes intercession for us. By prayer he can say, You have liberty to cast all your cares upon him who cares for you. And I fear that some part of my striving against sin, and my desires after an increase of sanctification, arise from a secret wish that I might not be so absolutely and entirely indebted to him.

John Newton – Cardiphonia

Upon this principle, if I could, without hurt to myself, attend cardilhonia popular amusements — and return thence with a warm heart to my prayer closet, the possibility of which in my own case I greatly question, yet I should think it my duty to forbear, lest some weaker than myself should be encouraged by me to make the like experiment, though in their own minds they might fear it was wrong, and have no other reason to think it lawful, but because I did it; in which case I would suspect, that though I received no harm jobn they would.

Both sides keep up returns of civility and affection ; but as they cannot unite in sentiment and leading inclination, they will not contrive to be very often together, except there is something considerable given up by one or the other.

Newton to Captain Clunie, dated Liverpool, Feb.

John Newton was born in London and at age eleven went to sea with his father, a shipmaster on the Mediterranean. For the light of God’s countenance, and an open cheerfulness of spirit in walking with him in private, ndwton our chief joy; and we must be already greatly hurt, if anything can be pursued, allowed, or rested in — as a tolerable substitute for it.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Your heart is not worse than it was formerly, only your spiritual knowledge is increased. At length my suspense reminded me of the apostle’s words, Galatians 5: Thornton’s recovery, I had the pleasure to be informed by himself.

To ask other readers questions about Cardiphonia or the Utterance of the Heartplease sign up. You are blessed, because you hunger and thirst after righteousness. He knows how to cause our consolations to exceed our greatest afflictions! Open Preview See a Problem? Wherever it has been necessary for explanation, notes have been added to throw light on the subject to which reference is made. Newton thus continues — What a mercy it is to know that all is in safe hands; that sickness and health, comfort or affliction, life or death — are all equally in the inventory of a believer’s privileges — all equally blessings, though some in one view are more apparently so, and some are sent more under a disguise to do us good; so that, perhaps, we are afraid of them, and would willingly, if we could, prevent them from coming.


A deep repeated sense of the evil of our hearts — is necessary to preclude all boasting, and to make us willing to give the whole glory of our salvation where it is due! Such a compassionate disposition, which excites our feelings for the afflicted — is an eminent branch of the mind which was in Christ. May the Lord help us to judge now, as we shall judge then — that all things on this side of the grave are of no real value, further than they are improved in subservience to the will and glory of God; and that an hour’s enjoyment of the light of his countenance is worth more than the wealth of the Indies and the power of kings!

I feel the workings of a presumptuous spirit, that would account for every thing — and venture to dispute whatever it cannot comprehend. Newton’s Diary there are many interesting references to these gatherings.

Cardiphonia or the Utterance of the Heart

This will animate us to hold on, and to hold out; this will do it and nothing but this can! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. They are with us now — and we shall soon be with them.

Among other advices, his friend urged upon him the duty of a public profession, and directed him to some of his Christian connections in London, and especially to his pastor, the Rev.

Oh, how pleasant to lean cardiphojia an almighty arm, and to commit ourselves without anxiety to the guidance of infinite wisdom and love! I long to have a more entire submission to his will, and a more steadfast confidence in his Word, to trust him and wait on him, to see his hand, and praise his name — in every circumstance of life nrwton and small.