QUOTE John Newton:
• “I am not what I could be,
• I am not what 1 should be,
• But I am not what I used to be"
• How imperfect and deficient I am!
• I am not what I wish to be,
• Although I abhor that which is evil and would cleave to what is good.
• I am not what I hope to be,
• But soon I shall put off mortality, and with it all sin.
• Though I am not what I ought to be, nor what I wish to be, nor yet what I hope to be,
• I can truly say I am not what I once was: a slave to sin and Satan.
• I can heartily join with the apostle and acknowledge;
• That by the grace of God I am what I am!”
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