68 John Newton Quotes

  • "If two angels were sent down from heaven,--one to conduct an empire, and the other to sweep a street,--they would feel no inclination to change employments."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Heaven


  • "I am persuaded that love and humility are the highest attainments in the school of Christ and the brightest evidences that He is indeed our Master."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Love, Humility


  • "The spirit of prayer is the fruit and token of the Spirit of adoption."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Prayer


  • "I compare the troubles which we have to undergo in the course of the year to a great bundle of fagots, far too large for us to lift. But God does not require us to carry the whole at once. He mercifully unties the bundle, and gives us first one stick, which we are to carry today, and then another, which we are to carry tomorrow, and so on."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Grace


  • "A soul disengaged from the world is a heavenly one; and then are we ready for heaven when our heart is there before us."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Heaven


  • "My principal method for defeating error and heresy is, by establishing the truth. One purposes to fill a bushel with tears; but if I can fill it first with wheat, I may defy his attempts."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Truth


  • "Experience is the Lord's school, and they who are taught by Him usually learn by the mistakes they make that in themselves they have no wisdom; and by their slips and falls, that they have no strength."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Humility


  • "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."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Fear


  • "What Thou wilt, when Thou wilt, how Thou wilt."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Surrender


  • "It belongs to your calling of God as a minister, that you should have a taste of the various spiritual trials which are incident to the Lord's people, that thereby you may know how to speak a word in season to them that are weary; and it is likewise needful to keep you perpetually attentive to that important admonition, "Without Me ye can do nothing.""

    - John Newton
    Topics: Trials


  • "If it were possible for me to alter any part of his plan, I could only spoil it."

    - John Newton
    Topics: God


  • "This is faith: a renouncing of everything we are apt to call our own and relying wholly upon the blood, righteousness and intercession of Jesus."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Faith, Intercession


  • "Believers, who have most knowledge, are not therefore necessarily the most spiritual."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Knowledge


  • "The art of spreading rumors may be compared to the art of pin-making. There is usually some truth, which I call the wire; as this passes from hand to hand, one gives it a polish, another a point, others make and put on the head, and at last the pin is completed."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Gossip


  • "My grand point in preaching is to break the hard heart, and to heal the broken one."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Preaching, Brokenness, Healing



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