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Devout Meditations (10)

Sin is the sickness of the soul, in itself mortal and incurable as to any power in heaven or earth but that of the Lord Jesus only.  303 more words

John Newton

Amazing Grace

On his blog, my friend Tom Russell asked some time ago for readers to reflect on a song that impacted their lives. I answered immediately — “Amazing Grace”. 272 more words



A repentent slave trader humbled the words of the first stanza to a modest gathering of folk at a prayer meeting on the first day of 1773. 466 more words

Story Telling

Blessing the animals?

Two recent posts have been about a book written by William Wilberforce, the 18th century evangelical Christian who led the movement to abolish slavery in England. 701 more words


Are you a Christian, but actually rejecting the power that could make you godly?

Last week I reviewed and interacted with the book Real Christianity by William Wilberforce. Despite being written in the late 1700’s, it is relevant to our day. 450 more words

Amazing Grace

This was one of the few books I’ve read where I was genuinely sad when I turned over the last page. I had met someone special, a friend, a good man, a hero really. 1,373 more words

Wrestling With Books

Real Christianity by William Wilberforce, book review

Awhile back, I found a copy of Real Christianity, Discerning True Faith from False Beliefs by William Wilberforce at the thrift store. The edition is by Victor Classics (2005), and it had been edited and abridged for the modern reader. 476 more words