hort pithy gems from John Newton!

(John Newton)

They are the happiest Christians, who have the lowest thoughts of themselves, and in whose eyes Jesus is most glorious and precious!

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My heart is vile, and even my prayers are sin. My soul is very sick—but my Physician is infallible!

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How unspeakably wonderful it is, to know that all our concerns are held in hands that bled for us!

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Our sea may sometimes be stormy—but we have an infallible Pilot, and shall infallibly gain our port.

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Our work is great—our time is short—and the consequences of our labors are infinite!

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Lord, save us from our golden calves!

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Abominations, like nests of vipers, lie quietly in us—until the rod of affliction arouses them. Then they hiss and show their venom!