The Amazing Works of John Newton

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Bridge Logos Foundation, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 353 pages
John Newton was one of the most prolific letter writers, preachers, and hymn writers of all time. His hymns and his letters are filled with great theology and pastoral doctrine, and his sermons reach into the depths of the scriptures and apply them to his hearers in such a manner that anyone taking them to heart and applying them would experience the deepest kind of Christian life. Everything John Newton wrote came out of the depths of his personal spiritual journey from a slaver to a saint. It is a journey that shows any sinner there is hope in Jesus Christ, and teach every Christian that God never stops working, never stops watching over and protecting, never stops picking up, and never stops cleansing and sanctifying His children in Christ.
 

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Contents

Reasons for Writing the Account
55
Youthful Days
61
Early Life As a Sailor
67
Voyage to Africa
77
Trials in West Africa
83
The Service of a New Master
91
Dangers and Deliverances
99
Voyage Home
105
The Lamb of God the Great Atonement
225
Messiah Rising from the Dead
237
The Gospel Message Glad Tidings
247
The Lord Is Risen Indeed
257
The Universal Chorus
267
NEWTONS PREFACE
281
By Faith in Christ I Walk with God Walking with God Hymn 4
285
Jesus Who Bought Us with His Blood The Prayer of Jabez Hymn 22
287

Religious Awakening
111
Adventures As a Slave Dealer
117
Married and Commander of a Ship
123
Life at Sea
129
Leaving the Life at Sea
135
A Student of Scripture
141
FEELINGS SPIRITUAL WELLBEING
149
THE BENEFITS OF AFFLICTION
151
THE SCHOOL OF SUFFERING
153
THE SOURCE OF ASSURANCE
156
STRENGTH IN AFFLICTION LOVING CHRIST MORE
158
DISAPPOINTMENT NECESSITY GODS PATIENCE
160
WHEN WE AWAKE IN GLORY
163
REMARKS ABOUT AN ACCIDENT
165
SMALLPOX AND INOCULATION
166
FAILURE OF MORALISTIC PREACHING
171
NECESSITY OF DIVINE LIGHT
173
TRUE FAITH MORAL INABILITY
176
FAITH SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE TRUE REPENTANCE
188
The Consolation
211
Poor Weak and Worthless Though I Am Hymn 30
289
Behold the Throne of Grace Hymn 33
291
Amazing Grace Hymn 41
293
When Darkness Long Has Veiled My Mind Peace After a Storm Hymn 23
297
Sweeter Sounds Than Music Knows Praise for the Incarnation Hymn 37
299
O Happy They Who Know the Lord Gospel Privileges Hymn 46
300
When on the Cross My Lord I See Christ Crucified Hymn 54
302
Precious Bible What a Treasure The Word More Precious Than Gold Hymn 64
303
Though Small the Drops of Falling Rain The Flood Hymn 88
305
Sinner Hear the Saviors Call Invitation Hymn 3
307
Sinner Art Thou Still Secure? Prepare to Meet God Hymn 4
309
Ah What Can I Do? The Hardened Sinner Number 6
311
I Asked the Lord That I Might Grow Prayer Answered by Crosses Hymn 36
313
Rejoice Believer in the LORD Perseverance Hymn 84
315
In His Own Words Introduced by a Friend
319
AN ACCOUNT OF NEWTONS DEATH
327
QUOTABLE NEWTON QUOTES
333
STUDY GUIDE
343
INDEX
347
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