'John Newton' Tagged Posts

'John Newton' Tagged Posts

“GRACE, MERCY AND PEACE”

He was born in London in 1725.  His father was a sea captain, trading on the waters of the Mediterranean.  His mother was a devout woman who taught her boy how to read the Bible and memorize Scripture at an early age.   Like St. Paul, he was not illiterate when it came to the Bible.  But memorizing the Catechism is no guarantee that one is laying hold of the grace – or…