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  • Amazing Grace, The Story Of John Newton

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jan 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    When the spiritual life of the Christian Church is at a low ebb God raises up chosen servants to a revival of the Christian faith.

  • Collect For Trinity 1 And John Newton

    Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on May 28, 2018

    The collect for Trinity 1 is a prayer made for us all as it identifies our real need and our dependence upon God - it puts everything into perspective. Many of the great have fallen from high office or fallen out of favour from such a lack of dependence.

  • Amazing Grace (The Testimony Of John Newton)

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Dec 19, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    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 more

  • Songs Of Our Faith Part 7 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Nov 11, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    The message concludes this series and focuses on the song "Amazing Grace" by John Newton.

    Songs of Our Faith Part 8 Amazing Grace Scriptures: Matthew 5:45; Matthew 27:51; 1 Corinthians 15:9-10 Introduction: This message will conclude my series “Songs of Our Faith.” I started this year with the series “A Slave For Christ.” In that series I mentioned more

  • A Grace-Filled Heart Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Jun 28, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    Today's sermon, A Grace-Filled Heart is part of the "A Christian Heart" series. It looks at a heart that is grateful, enduring, and a heart that fears God. It also walks through John Newton's hymn, "Amazing Grace."

    A Christian’s Heart “A Grace-Filled Heart” Introduction In this series on a Christian’s heart we’re looking at those qualities a Christian should and needs to possess, qualities that should be deep within our hearts. Today we’re going to be looking at more

  • Amazing Grace, That Sweet, Sweet Sound

    Contributed by Trey Harris on Feb 13, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    A look at the historical, biblical and practical application of John Newton’s great hymn "Amazing Grace."

    Amazing Grace, That Sweet, Sweet Sound Romans 6:14 Trey Harris Sin is no longer your master, for you no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, you live under the freedom of God’s grace. (Romans 6:14) Illustration: An old man lived with his hound-dog, Mace, in a run-down more

  • Amazed By Grace Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    Sermon #2 in the Hymn-writers series focuses on the lives and music of Charles Wesley, John Newton, and William Cowper.

    Charles Wesley 1707-1788, John Newton 1725-1807, William Cowper 1731-1800 Amazed by Grace CHCC: July 6, 2008 INTRODUCTION: This summer I’m preaching some sermons about the history of church music. Last time I preached we talked about the changes that came in church music when Isaac more

  • Faiths Review And Expectation -- Amazing Grace

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 31, 2002
    based on 179 ratings

    A sermon based on the verses of the hymn "Amazing Grace" as John Newton wrote it. The original title of the hymn was - "Faiths Review and Expectation"

    Faiths Review And Expectation I Tim 1:12-17 12 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry; 13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in more

  • Freedom For A Wretch Like Me Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 65 ratings

    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, if so more

  • Amazing Grace: Verse Two Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 15 ratings

    This is the second in a 4 sermon series adapted from David Jeremiah’s book, Captured by Grace. Each point is derived from a verse of Amazing Grace and tells the story of John Newton. Powepoint available.

    AMAZING GRACE: VERSE TWO Scott Bayles, pastor Based on Captured by Grace, by David Jeremiah First Christian Church, Rosiclare, IL The story of John Newton is one of the greatest before-and-after stories ever told. As Captain of a slave ship, John Newton dealt in human cargo. He sailed the more

  • Amazing Grace: First Verse Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 27, 2009
    based on 35 ratings

    This is the first in a 4 part series adapted from David Jeremiah’s book, Captured by Grace. Each main point is alliterated and derived from the lyrics of Amazing Grace. PowerPoint is avaible, jsut e-mail me.

    AMAZING GRACE: FIRST VERSE Scott R. Bayles, pastor Adapted from Capture by Grace by David Jeremiah First Christian Church, Rosiclare, Illinois St. Augustine once wrapped a powerful thought in vivid imagery when he said, “God always pours His grace into empty hands.” No ones hands could have more

  • Faith's Review And Expectations

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Feb 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon for "Amazing Grace" Sunday [February 25, 2007] based upon the Life of John Newton and his great hymn "Amazing Grace."

    Faith’s Review and Expectations 1 Peter 4:1-11 I used to think America’s favorite hymn, Amazing Grace, was a bit overdone: "... that saved a wretch like me." Really now! But the author was a wretch, a moral recluse. Its author, John Newton, had commanded an English slave ship for a portion of more

  • It Was Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    John Newton believed that God’s grace taught him to fear. But we’re not supposed to be afraid of anything are we?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what the date was this Last Friday? (Friday the 13th) Both Fridays and the number 13 have both been considered “unlucky” down thru the ages. The number 13, for example: The Turks so disliked that number that they practically removed it from their vocabulary more

  • Amazing Grace: Verse Three Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jul 18, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    This is the third in a 4 sermon series adapted from David Jeremiah’s book, Captured by Grace. Each point is based on a verse of Amazing Grace and tells the story of John Newton. Powerpoint available, just e-mail me.

  • Amazing Grace: Verse Four Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jul 24, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    This is the fourth in a four part series adapted from David Jeremiah’s book, Captured by Grace. It explores the man, melody and message behind John Newton’s timeless hymn Amazing Grace. Email me for the PowerPoint slides.