Great Sermon! Dear Bob,
I’m again blessed beyond words by your reading from the late John Newton’s memoirs. I, too, as his dear niece, have the privilege of caring for and consoling dear saints in their nineties, encouraging them that their work in earth for God is not finished until He calls them to Himself.
May the Lord continue to strengthen and encourage you and yours as you press on and serve Him with gladness!
Love in Christ from Tehachapi, Ca
John Newton (junior) was born in Wapping, London, the son of John Newton, a shipmaster in the Mediterranean service, and Elizabeth Newton (née Seatclife). His mother brought him up as a Nonconformist Christian. She died of tuberculosis when he was 6.  Newton spent 2 years at...