Some snippets from today’s reading.

These 4 snippets from the Cardiphonia of John Newton are not connected in any way. They are simply 4 random things that struck me while reading his letters today. Each from a different letter. The 4th one will be of … Continue reading

As I was Reading Today – a Sweet Taste of Newton

Ge 22:13–14: And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him was a ram, caught in a thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering instead … Continue reading

Peace on Earth – A Christmas Sermon

Peace on Earth Luke 1:1-2:21 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Luke 2:13–14 “And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest, and … Continue reading

Sermon Notes: Understanding Sin

SIN The Problem with it The Consequences of it The Cure for it AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   Scripture Readings: 1 Timothy 1:12-17 / Romans 5:12-21   1  THE PROBLEM: In 1988 – Dr. Karl Menninger, … Continue reading

As I was reading today: A Sweet Taste of Newton

The second stanza of the poem below is one I’ve had inscribed on the flyleaf of my Bible for nearly 20 years. It wasn’t until today that I happened upon the entire text as recorded in Vol 3 of Newtons … Continue reading

As I Was Reading Today: Spiritual Maturity in John Newton

The subject of spiritual maturity ought to be IS one in which every Christian has a vital interest. If God’s stated purpose for us in our redemption, is conformity to the image of Christ (Rom. 8:29). And if Eph. 4:15 exhorts … Continue reading