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In Evil Long I Took Delight

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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 agony and blood,
Who fixed His languid eyes on me,
As near His cross I stood.

Sure, never to my latest breath,
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Gary Spatol 14 June 2019

" Grace" , 'tis a charmimg sound. harmonius to the ear... " Grace" is only " amazing" to those who recognize their need of it.

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Anita 08 February 2018

Miraculous, thank you John Newton, a servant of the Most High Almighty Holy God and his Son, the propitiation for our sins, Jesus Christ.

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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 08 February 2018

The mystery of grace still follows the humanity all around. great writing

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Bernard F. Asuncion 08 February 2018

Such a great write by John Newton??????

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Edward Kofi Louis 08 February 2018

By shame or fear! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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