Category Archives: John Newton

The Cross

The Cross In evil long I took delight, Unawed by shame or fear, Till a new object struck my sight, And stopped my wild career. I saw One hanging on a tree, In agonies and blood; He fixed His languid … Continue reading

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More Than A Calvinist

To be enabled to form a clear, consistent, and comprehensive judgment of the truths revealed in the Scripture, is a great privilege. But they who possess it are exposed to the temptation of thinking too highly of themselves, and too … Continue reading

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A Brand Plucked Out Of The Fire

With Satan, my accuser, near My spirit trembled when I saw The Lord in majesty appear, And heard the language of the law. In vain I wish’d and strove to hide The tatter’d, filthy rags I wore; While my fierce … Continue reading

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You Must Be Born Again

There are some sentiments which I believe essential to the very state and character of a true Christian. And these make him a Christian, not merely by being his acknowledged sentiments, but by a certain peculiar manner in which he … Continue reading

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By The Grace of God I Am What I Am

I know what I ought to desire, and what I do desire. I point him out to others as the All-in-all; I esteem him as such in my own judgment; but, alas! my experience abounds with complaints. He is my … Continue reading

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