Oh To Grace How Great A Debtor

“By the grace of God – I am what I am!” 1 Corinthians 15:10

“It is a part of my daily habit to look back to my slavery in Africa, and to retrace the path by which the Lord has led me, for about forty-seven years, since He called me from infidelity and madness!

“My astonishing unsought deliverance from the hopeless wickedness and misery into which I had plunged myself, taken in connection with what He has done for me since – make me say, with peculiar emphasis, ‘Oh to grace how great a debtor, daily I’m constrained to be!’

“Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
Was blind, but now I see!

“Through many dangers, toils and snares,
I have already come!
‘Tis grace has brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home!

“The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,
The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who called me here below,
Will be forever mine!”

~ John Newton

HT Grace Gems

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2 thoughts on “Oh To Grace How Great A Debtor”

  1. I like your post. Don’t think the verse”The earth shall soon dissolve like snow” is in
    our song book for Amazing Grace..

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