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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Their habitual desires are supremely fixed upon himself. Many of our graceslikewise, cannot thrive or show themselves to advantage without trials — such as resignation, patience, meekness, long-suffering.

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The explanation is simple. Dixondefended their doctrines from the thirty-nine articles of the Established Church, and spoke in the highest terms of the piety and exemplariness of their lives; but his motion was overruled, and sentence pronounced against them. We are again upon the eve of a Sabbath. He drank off the full cup of unmixed wrath for us; shall we then refuse to taste of the cup of affliction at His appointment, especially when His wisdom and love prepare it for us, and proportion every circumstance to our strength; when He puts it into our hands, not in anger but in tender mercy — to do us good, to bring us near to Himself; and when He sweetens every bitter draught, with those comforts which none but He can give?

So when faith and knowledge are in their infancy — the Lord helps this weakness by cordials and sensible comforts; but when they are advanced in growth — He exercises and proves them by many changes and trials, and calls us to live more directly upon his power and promises in the face of all discouragements, to hope even against hope, and at times seems to deprive us of every subsidiary support, that we may lean only and entirely upon our beloved!

Page – But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry. It would seem from the foregoing particulars, and many others which I could mention, that I have reasons enough to deter me from this.

I know no better corroborating evidence for the relief of the mind under such assaults — than the testimony of dying people, especially of such as have lived out of the noise of controversy, and who perhaps never heard a syllable of what has been started in these evil days, against the deity of Christ, his atonement, and other important articles.


No coiner can equal him for imitation. I would be grieved or angry if my fellow-creatures supposed I had such a desire!

We know that He delights in the pleasure and prosperity of his servants; that He does not willingly afflict or grieve his children; but there is a necessity on our parts, in order to teach us that we have no stability in ourselves, and that no creature can do us good — but by his appointment. May the Lord give us a believing, humble, spiritual frame of mind, and make cardiphonka our earnest desire and prayer — that we may be more like the angels of God, who are always employed, and always happy, in doing his will and beholding his glory.

He was ordained, and became curate of Clifton, a village very near Olney. But, as I said at the beginning, no general positive rules can be laid down. But while the content is excellent, the production values of the book are considerably less so.

Tom Deatsch is currently reading it Jun 18, As I read this book I feel that my own personal pastor is writing directly to me. Let us be steady in the use of his instituted means, and sincerely desirous to abstain from all appearance of evil.

When they were wounded — He healed them. Sometimes, when her heart is enlarged, I listen to her with astonishment.

It is an apt and beautiful description of them; for it must be remembered that, with the johhn of Omicron’s Letters — none of these productions were originally intended for publication. Among other advices, his friend urged upon him the duty of a public profession, and directed him to some of his Christian connections caddiphonia London, and especially to his neston, the Rev.

Chris is currently reading it Jul 06, As a worship leader and musician there are a few books in scripture that are foundational for our formation, and just plain gripping. Newton’s Life will remember, the latter became acquainted with him at St. Diana Muresan rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Jul 31, Robert Tessmer rated it it was amazing.

Perhaps, even now, we live in the midst of this glorious assembly; heaven is there where our God and Savior displays himself; and do not you feel him near you, nearer than any of his visible works? Newton joins in respects to you and Mrs. As to family connections, I cannot think we are bound to break or slight them.

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Many of her letters to the Rev. He would willingly acquiesce in all the dispensations of divine Providence. In his name I would lift up my banner; in his strength I would go forth, do what He enables me — then take shame to myself that I can do no better, and put my hand upon my mouth, confessing that I am dust and ashes — less than the least of all his saints.


If the evils carviphonia feel were not capable of being overruled for good — He would not permit them to remain in us. But if this awful effect of heart-depravity cannot be wholly avoided in the present state of human nature — yet, at least, I would not allow and indulge it; yet this I find I cardiphnoia.

The true reason is, that when we overvalued our gourdthe Lord, for our good, sent a worm to the root of it.

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In this sense the message of Cardiphonia can be said to be timeless. I know, indeed, that the proper tendency of sensible consolations is to humble; but I can see that, through the depravity of human nature, they have not always that effect.

Jeff Walser rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Has He not done all things well? It was through Dr.

Cardiphonia or the Utterance of the Heart

But often when he aims to apply them in an hour of present distress — he cannot do what he would! 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 in comparison with the noble mark at which they aim. Dana is currently reading it Jul 05, Additional letters of John Newton. Newton went to reside in London, it was his practice to go regularly to the house of Mrs.

I have an abiding persuasion, that the Lord can easily give more than neton He will take away. The unchangeableness of the Lord’s loveand the riches of his mercy, are likewise more illustrated by the multiplied pardons He bestows upon his people — than if they needed no forgiveness at all. He will let people talk about grace as much as they please, and commend them for it — provided talking will jphn them.