The Incredible True Story of John Newton, The Man Who Wrote “Amazing Grace”

A person who highlights the complex nature of man

Grant Piper

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The cottage home where Newton wrote Amazing Grace (Public domain)

“Amazing Grace” is one of the best known hymns of the modern era. It speaks to everyone, Christian and nonbeliever alike. It speaks of transcending wretchedness, it has imagery of chains breaking, it is a tale of rescue and glory. For that reason, it has…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.