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John Newton
(1725-1807) born on
Jul 24
English hymn writer, minister, sea captain. His early life of wanton sin included African slave trade; his hymns include "Amazing Grace," and "How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds."
         
   
F
Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires.

R
Cheerfulness is no sin, nor is there any grace in a solemn cst of countenance.
A
Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see.
N
God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually.
K
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
In a believer's ear!
It soothese his sorrows,
heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
R: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
A: Olney Hymns, 'Amazing Grace'.
N: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
K: "Olney Hymns," "The Name of Jesus."
   


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