John Newton

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John Henry Newton was a British sailor and Anglican clergyman. Starting his career at sea, at a young age, he became involved with the slave trade for a few years. After experiencing a religious conversion, he became a minister, hymn-writer, and later a prominent supporter of the abolition of slavery. He was the author of many hymns, including "Am ...
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Kindle, Saviour, in my heart,
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God uses man in different ways. Although John Newton traded in slavery from the onset, God found him, changed him to be a worthy instrument or vessel to propagate the Gospel of Christ. It is amazing how God uses our weakness and turn it into strength. God uses our mistakes and wrongs for His glory and honors. Someone said, “ If a mountain was smooth we will not be able to climb it”.
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Very nice
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