68 John Newton Quotes

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It is necessary that our sharpest trials should sometimes spring from our dearest comforts; else we should be in danger of forgetting ourselves and setting up our rest here.
- John Newton
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One reason why women are forbidden to preach the gospel, is, that they would persuade without argument and reprove without giving offence.
- John Newton
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A soul may be in as thriving a state when thirsting, seeking and mourning after the Lord as when actually rejoicing in Him; as much in earnest when fighting in the valley as when singing upon the mount.
- John Newton
Joy
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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 Savior. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons.
- John Newton
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Many are convinced, who are not truly enlightened; are afraid of the consequences of sin, though they never saw its evil; have a seeming desire of salvation, which is not founded upon a truly spiritual discovery of their own wretchedness, and the Excellency of Jesus.
- John Newton
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In general, He guides and directs His people, affording them, in answer to prayer, the light of His Holy Spirit, which enables them to understand and to love the Scriptures.
- John Newton
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They are the happiest Christians, who have the lowest thoughts of themselves, and in whose eyes Jesus is most glorious and precious.
- John Newton
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My memory is nearly gone; but I remember two things; That I am a great sinner, and that Christ is a great Savior.
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How sweet the name of Jesus sounds, in a believer's ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, and drives away his fear.
- John Newton
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The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
- John Newton
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Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires.
- John Newton
57
God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually.
- John Newton
God
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Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; 'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far and grace will lead me home.
- John Newton
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I see in this world two heaps--one of happiness, and the other of misery. Now, if I can take but the smallest bit from the second, and add it to the first, I carry a point. I should be glad indeed to do great things; but I will not neglect such little ones as this.
- John Newton
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When people are right with God, they are apt to be hard on themselves and easy on other people. But when they are not right with God, they are easy on themselves and hard on others.
- John Newton
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