This film features the complete story of how John Newton, aslave ship captain and self-proclaimed 'wretch,' wasinspired to write Amazing Grace. He devotes his life to Godand becomes an ordained minister. It is all here, theamazing story of Amazing Grace. Along with Amazing Grace,this film also includes the stories behind these five hymns:1. It Is Well With My Soul - Horatio Spafford, a man blessedbeyond measure, is rocked by a succession of personaltragedies. Sorrow becomes hope as he pens one of the mostprofound expressions of faith ever recorded. 2. Silent Night- Austrian parish priest Joseph Mohr's poem, the only songhe ever wrote, and schoolteacher Franz Gruber's simple andhaunting music, capture the beauty and wonder of the birthof Christ in the carol that took on a life of its own. 3.How Great Thou Art - The beauty and power of a thunderstorminspired Swedish minister Carl Boberg to write a poem thatover the years will be translated and transformed into whatis perhaps the world's most beloved hymn of worship. 4. JustAs I Am - Charlotte Elliott wrote this song in 1835 neverrealizing 100 years later, in 1934, a young man named BillyGraham would answer God's call on his life hearing 'Just AsI Am.' That song was used in the Billy Graham Crusadesthroughout the 20th century and it became the title of his1997 autobiography, 'Just As I Am.' 5. What A Friend We HaveIn Jesus - A poem Joseph Scriven wrote to his ailing motheris set to music and becomes one of the world's greatesthymns, and the legacy of a man who dedicated his life tohelping the sick and poor. Extra Feature: Be Thou My Vision- In soaring music and breathtaking images, this program isa uniquely inspiring experience where the timeless acts ofreverence and devotion to God come alive with all theexcitement, promise and splendor of a new dawn.