Author-John Newton

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved

Posted by on November 27, 2019 at 10:48 am

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: He that keepeth thee will not slumber…                                                      (Psalms 121:3) Your warfare, it seems, still continues; and it will continue while you remain here. But He is faithful that promised to make us more than conquerors in the last conflict, then we shall hear the voice of […]

A faithful minister!

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:32 am

A faithful minister! (Letters of John Newton) “Tychicus is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.” Colossians 4:7 Dear fellow pastor, You have desired a good work — may the Lord give you the desires of your heart. May He give you . . . the wisdom of Daniel, the […]

As the doctrines of election and perseverance are comfortable

Posted by on January 7, 2016 at 11:38 am

As the doctrines of election and perseverance are comfortable, so they cut off all pretense of boasting and self-dependence, when they are truly received in the heart, and therefore tend to exalt the Saviour. … How do our hearts soften, and our eyes melt, when we feel some liberty in thinking and speaking of him! […]

The law is lawfully used as a means of conviction of sin

Posted by on November 28, 2015 at 7:05 am

The law is lawfully used as a means of conviction of sin: for this purpose it was promulgated (established) at Sinai. The law entered, that sin might abound: not to make men more wicked, though occasionally and by abuse it has that effect, but to make them sensible how wicked they are. Having God’s law […]

The law is lawfully used as a means of conviction of sin

Posted by on November 10, 2015 at 12:33 am

The law is lawfully used as a means of conviction of sin: for this purpose it was promulgated (established) at Sinai. The law entered, that sin might abound: not to make men more wicked, though occasionally and by abuse it has that effect, but to make them sensible how wicked they are. Having God’s law […]

A faithful minister

Posted by on August 23, 2014 at 11:07 am

A faithful minister (Letters of John Newton) “He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.” Colossians 4:7 Dear fellow pastor, You have desired a good work—may the Lord give you the desires of your heart. May He give you . . . the wisdom of Daniel, the meekness of Moses, the courage of […]

Hope in Christ alone –John Newton

Posted by on February 26, 2012 at 10:26 am

Hope in Christ alone –John Newton If there is any grace in me, God put it there. “Twas grace that set me apart in distinguishing love before the stars were made. “Twas grace that set me apart from the mass of mankind; was grace that brought me safe this far, and grace will lead me […]

I asked the Lord, that I might grow

Posted by on August 7, 2011 at 9:37 am

I asked the Lord, that I might grow I asked the Lord, that I might grow In faith, and love, and every grace; Might more of His salvation know; And seek more earnestly His face. Twas He who taught me thus to pray, And He, I trust has answered prayer; But it has been in […]