Pithy gems from John Newton #5

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The babe of Bethlehem, the man who once hung dead and forsaken upon the cross—is now the Lord of glory!

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I have read of many wicked popes, but the worst pope I ever met with is pope self!

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Humility is the strength and ornament of every other grace, and the proper soil wherein they grow.

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To behold the glory and the love of Jesus, is the only effectual way to be conformed to His image.

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Resist every temptation to doubt Christ's love—as you would resist a temptation to adultery or murder!

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That monster SELF has as many heads as a Hydra—and as many lives as a cat!
(The Hydra was a serpentine mythological water monster with many heads.
For every head chopped off—the Hydra would re-grow a couple of new heads.)