John Newton Quotes.
We serve a gracious Master who knows how to overrule even our mistakes to his glory and our own advantage.
I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am
A real friendship should not fade as time passes, and should not weaken because of space separation.
God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually.
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost but now am found, Was blind but now i see.
When I was young, I was sure of many things; now there are only two things of which I am sure: one is, that I am a miserable sinner; and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons.
Our work is great; our time is short; the consequences of our labors are infinite.
May we sit at the foot of the cross; and there learn what sin has done, what justice has done, what love has done.
Although my memory’s fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.
Though troubles assail And dangers affright, Though friends should all fail And foes all unite; Yet one thing secures us, Whatever betide, The scripture assures us, The Lord will provide.
If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer – His grace sufficient, His promise unchangeable.
My grand point in preaching is to break the hard heart, and to heal the broken one.
The best advice I can give you: Look unto Jesus, beholding his beauty in the written word.
God sometimes does His work with gentle drizzle, not storms.
Whether men are pleased or not, we will, we must, worship the Lamb that was slain.
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds In a believer’s ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear.
I make it a rule of Christian duty never to go to a place where there is not room for my Master as well as myself.