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Wounded and Healed by John Newton

29 Mar
Wounded and Healed   by John Newton

Assurance grows by repeated conflict, by our repeated experimental proof of the Lord’s power and goodness to save; when we have been brought very low and helped, sorely wounded and healed, cast down and raised again, have given up all hope, and been suddenly snatched from danger, and placed in safety; and when these things have been repeated to us and in us a thousand times over, we begin to learn to trust simply to the word and power of God, beyond and against appearances: and this trust, when habitual and strong, bears the name of assurance; for even assurance has degrees.

John Newton (1725 – 1807)

 
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Posted by on March 29, 2014 in Christianity, Religion

 

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One response to “Wounded and Healed by John Newton

  1. SLIMJIM

    March 29, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    Great truths which I imagine came from Newton learning about it through his long incredible life

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