The inspiring biography of the man who lived and penned Amazing Grace!
-Poignant letters and vignettes from John Newton's own memoirs -his life as a despairing beggar, slave ship captain, and finally, a tireless man of God -His lifelong search for theological knowledge, and his mentoring of young ministers -Meticulous reproduction from the 1831 original biography.
A mother who believed her beloved son would be a minister. The angry son who chose a different path - one of disobedience until he became transformed into an influential minister and hymnist.
Such is the life of John Newton - a man who fled the face of God until so hardened of heart that a life for Christ seemed an impossibility. A near death experience upon the seas set him on a journey to re-discover the God of his childhood. He would continue to grow in the faith until he fulfilled a dream of ministry. Learn more about the man who's own heart cried out the words of 'Amazing Grace' and who's voice always spoke of God's limitless mercy and forgiveness.