The Life of John Newton, Written by Himself

The Life of John Newton, Written by Himself

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...Jesus heaven and earth unites; We by faith ascend to God, God to dwell with us delights. 5 They who know the Saviour's name, Are for all events prepared; What can changes do to them, Who have such a guide and guard? Should they traverse earth around, To the ladder still they come: Every spot is holy ground, God is there--and he's their home. lO. My Name is Jacob.--Gen. xxxii. 27. 1 VPAY, I cannot let thee go, - -1 Till a blessing thou bestow: Do not turn away thy face, Mine's an urgent, pressing case. 3 Dost thou ask me who I am? Ah, my Lord, thou know'st my name I Yet the question gives a plea, To support my suit with thee. 3 Thou didst once a wretch behold, In rebellion blindly bold, Scorn thy grace, thy power defy. That poor rebel, Lord, was I. 4 Once a sinner near despair Sought thy mercy-seat by prayer; Mercy heard and set him free-Lord, that mercy came to me. 5 Many years have pass'd since then, Many changes I have seen, Yet have been upheld till now; Who could hold me up but thou? 6 Thou hast help'd in every need, This emboldens me to plead; After so much mercy past, Canst thou let me sink at last? 1 No--I must maintain my hold, 'Tls thy goodness makes me bold; Iean no denial take, When I plead for Jesus' sake. 11. Plenty in the Time of Dearth. Gen. xli. 56. 1 TiffY soul once had its plenteous jM years, And throve, with peace and comfort fill'd, Like the fat kine and ripen'd ears, Which Pharaoh in his dream beheld. 2 With pleasing frames and grace re ceived, With means and ordinances fed, How happy for a while I lived, And little fear'd the want of breadI 3 But famine came, and left no sign Of all the plenty I had seen: Like the dry ears and half-starved kine, I then look'd withered, faint, and lean. 4 To Joseph the Egyptians went;..show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921461
  • 9781236921468