John Newton

John Newton “Benefit of Affliction”

John Newton “Those mistakes, blemishes and faults in others”

May we sit at the foot of the cross—and there learn . . . what sin has done, what justice has done, and what love has done.-John Newton


For the most part, the Lord’s children are a poor and afflicted people.  The Lord chooses poverty as the safest state for them in this ensnaring world.-John Newton


The whole of our profession may be comprised in looking unto Jesus—to take our eyes off from other objects, especially from ourselves, and to fix them upon Him!-John Newton



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-John Newton


Although my memory’s fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior-John Newton


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