John Newton was a renowned Anglican deacon in England, and founded the evangelical Clapham Sect. He served as an English mariner in the Royal Navy for some time and then became the captain of slave ships. Newton served Olney, Buckinghamshire for around twenty years, became ordained as an biblical Anglican cleric and also penned down his thoughts in form of letters and hymns including, ‘Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken’ and ‘Amazing Grace’. After working for several years on slave ships in slave trade, he repudiated his trade and became an ardent supporter of abolitionism. He lived to see the abolition of African slave trade in Britain in 1807. We have compiled some quotable quotations and sayings by John Newton that are sure to inspire you in the hour of tide. Read through the quotes and thoughts by John Newton on inspirational, biographical, heaven, life, paradise, death, hymn, legalism, temptation, aestheticism, happiness, joy, contentment, assurance, faith, rescue, affliction, faithfulness etc and get enlightened.