John Henry Newton (July 24, 1725 to December 21, 1807) was an Englisman, an Anglican clergyman, and former slave-ship captain. He was the co-auhor with poet William Cowper of many hymns. Newton's most famous hymn being Amazing Grace. Newton was an inspiration to William Wilberforce to remain in Parliament and complete his mission to end slavery in the British Empire. The town of Newton, Sierra Leone, was named after John Newton.
The Amazing Works of John Newton (A Pure Gold Classic) W/CD: Words of Grace & Encouragement from the Famous Hymnwriterby John Henry Newton
John Newton was one of the most prolific letter writers, preachers, and hymn writers of all time. His hymns and letters are filled with great theology and pastoral doctrines, and his sermons reach into the depths of Scriptures and apply them to the heart, resulting in the deepest kind of Christian life. John Newton wrote from the depths of his personal spiritual journey from a slaver to a saint. His journey gives hope to the sinner and a reminder to every Christian that God never working, watching over, protecting and picking up the fallen, and cleansing and sanctifying His children in Christ.
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