Contributed by David Mcnally on Dec 19, 2010
The hymn is a personal testimony of a sailor and slave trader who became a Christian, then a minister, then a hymn writer and then an advocate for the end to slave trading, which was made illegal in the UK from 1813.
OT: Psalm 107:23-32
NT: Romans 5:1-15
Sermon: Amazing Grace
"Amazing" means astonishing, incredible, wonderful,
and “Grace” means either a pleasing or charming quality.
(for example we say someone, like Grace Kelly or Princess Diana, possessed “Grace” because they