John Newton, 1725 - 18073802
Born: 4 August 1725, Wapping, London, England
Died: 21 December 1807, London, England, UK
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John Newton quotes:
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- A Christian is not of hasty growth, ... but rather like the oak, the progress of which is hardly perceptible, but in time becomes a deep-rooted tree. permalink
- He fulfills His promise in making our strength equal to our day; and every new trial gives us new proof how happy it is to be enabled to put our trust in Him. permalink
- How sweet the name of Jesus sounds In a believer's ear: It soothes his sorrow, heals his wounds, And drives away his fears. permalink
- I see in this world two heaps - one of happiness, and the other of misery. Now, if I can take but the smallest bit from the second, and add it to the first, I carry a point. I should be glad indeed to do great things; but I will not neglect such little ones as this. permalink
- If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there: first, to meet some I had not thought to see there; second, to miss some I had expected to see there; and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there. permalink
- When I was young, I was sure of many things; now there are only two things of which I am sure: one is, that I am a miserable sinner; and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons. permalink
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