From Slave Trader to Singer

I know. This makes two quotes in a row. This one is outstanding, too and so I wanted you to have it.  John Newton

“We want victories without conflicts and the crown without fighting for it. And while we lament many evils, we overlook the chief of all – the impatient workings of self, which wants everything it’s own way. We are, we must be, sinners while we remain here, but if we are sinners believing in Jesus we may rejoice and sing. We must fight, we may be wounded, but we cannot be overcome. We may complain to the Lord, but when we write or speak to our fellow Christians, we should encourage each other and say, ‘Let us love and sing and wonder.'”

– John Newton (1725-1807)

 

 

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2 thoughts on “From Slave Trader to Singer

  1. A fine post by every standards, but i had ecteextpd a more personal interaction on your part, as in where you express your detailed opinion as well, but each person has a different style of expressing,hence its fine.

    1. I usually express my opinion but in this case it was the quote I wanted my readers to have without any addition from me. Thank you for your comments. I appreciate it!

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