Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 2, 2007
John Newton was a sinner. He didn’t deserve to be saved. It was only because of the Amazing Grace of Jesus he had a prayer.
OPEN: In 1776 the great patriot Thomas Paine, wrote the following words about freedom:
“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly;
’tis dearness only that gives everything its value.
Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed,