John Newton

John Newton

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John Newton's life was full of adventure, danger, travels, exotic places, and romance. Young readers will encounter each of these things in Simonetta Carr's carefully narrated and charmingly illustrated book. But more importantly, readers will come to appreciate the way Newton's life was changed for good, even when he was attempting to run as far as possible from God. In spite of Newton's rebellion and sin, God's grace finally won--a grace that Newton recognized as amazing, invincible, and completely undeserved.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 210.82 x 259.08 x 12.7mm | 517.1g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1601786166
  • 9781601786166
  • 803,859

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Table of Contents:

Introduction

Chapter 1 "¬‚¬" A Boy at Sea

Chapter 2 "¬‚¬" Seabound

Chapter 3 "¬‚¬" God's Hand at Work

Chapter 4 "¬‚¬" New Start

Chapter 5 "¬‚¬" Pastor, Hymn Writer, and Friend

Chapter 6 "¬‚¬" Opposing the Slave Trade

Time Line

Did You Know?

From Newton's Pen
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Review quote

"John Newton called himself a spectacle of grace--a prime example to the world of God's transforming power in the life of a hardened rebel. So I am thrilled to see the colorful drama of Newton get retold for another generation through the child-friendly storytelling skill of Simonetta Carr!" --Tony Reinke, author of Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ
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About Simonetta Carr

Simonetta Car was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. A former elementary school teacher, she has home-schooled her eight children for many years. She has written for newspapers and magazines around the world and has translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian. Presently, she lives in San Diego with her husband Thomas and family. She is a member and Sunday School teacher at Christ United Reformed Church.
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