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  • Watch President Barack Obama Sing Amazing Grace at Clementa Pinckney’s Funeral

    06/27/2015 6:22:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 06/26/2015 | By NATALIE ANDREWS
  • Obama belts out 'Amazing Grace' at funeral of Charleston victim

    06/26/2015 1:21:11 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 26, 2015
    President Barack Obama leads mourners in singing "Amazing Grace" as he delivers a eulogy in honor of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney during funeral services in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 26.
  • Atheists Couldn't Stop This Flash Mob of Amazing Grace

    12/21/2014 8:55:27 PM PST · by metmom · 32 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 12/17/2014 | Jen Thompson
    When one lady asked for volunteers to join her at a Rivertown Mall in Grandville, Michigan, to sing "Amazing Grace," 250 people responded with RSVPs, and over 1,000 showed up at the mall. What makes this different from other "flash mobs" is that the lyrics were given out in a high-quality gospel tract form (so that anyone could join in with the singing). "Fortunately the singing at the Rivertown Mall was video-taped, and it brought tears to my eyes," says Ray Comfort, who came up with the idea. "In the clip you can see people holding the tracts as they...
  • Do They Believe Amazing Grace Is A Black Woman?

    09/27/2012 10:39:31 AM PDT · by donna · 33 replies
    University of Phoenix ^ | 09/27/12 | Vanity
    Have you seen this unfortunate ad? Does the University of Phoenix believe that "Amazing Grace" is a black woman?
  • PRUDEN: The amazing grace of Christmas morn

    12/24/2011 1:41:21 PM PST · by gusopol3 · 2 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 23,2011 | Wes Pruden
    The authentic story of the redeeming power of the Christmas message is nowhere more vividly illustrated than in the incredible life of an English slaver named John Newton. He was born 300 years ago into a seafaring family in Liverpool. His mother was a godly woman whose faith gave her life meaning. She died when John was 7, and he recalled as the sweetest remembrance of childhood the soft and tender voice of his mother at prayer
  • AMAZING GRACE Sung by 4 Men Beautifully!

    12/20/2011 4:06:18 PM PST · by Las Vegas Ron · 63 replies
    Video Clips ^ | Don't know | Unknown
    Simply a breath taking rendition of Amazing Gace
  • Best Christmas Lights Display

    12/17/2011 9:06:07 AM PST · by bigbob · 6 replies
    Fixxy ^ | 12-1-11 | Unknown
    Amazing Christmas display with 176 channels and 45,000 lights! The show is so popular that it requires a crew of 3 people to manage the traffic. (Video at link)
  • Amazing Grace - 7yr old - You'll be Amazed.....

    11/23/2010 1:41:33 PM PST · by mlizzy · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4-1-10 | Rhema Marvanne
    Amazing Grace by Rhema Marvanne
  • Restoring Honor Rally: Amazing Grace (with bagpipes)

    08/29/2010 4:14:57 PM PDT · by Errant · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 29, 2010 | TheDailyBeck
    I watched the Restoring Honor Rally on CSpan. Based on their video coverage, I was under the impression only one bagpipe player was present at the event. What a great song and you need to see this from TheDailyBeck channel on YouTube if like me, all you saw was the CSpan coverage.

    08/29/2010 5:35:49 AM PDT · by onyx · 30 replies
    you-tube; ^ | August 29, 2010 | onyx
  • Amazing Grace

    05/18/2010 1:54:06 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 63 replies · 762+ views
    YouTube/RealCatholicTV ^ | 5-18-10 | Michael Voris
    What a popular song has to do with Catholics caving in to the culture.
  • Video- Glenn Beck's Amazing Grace Moment at Revival

    03/29/2010 7:12:55 PM PDT · by amabokcarab · 44 replies · 2,133+ views
    YouTube ^ | 3-29-10 | TheDailyBeck
    This was from Glenn Beck's American Revival in Orlando on Saturday March 27, 2010. This was probably the most amazing experience of the day (and it was all amazing!). An elderly woman needed a doctor in one of the upper levels - at first we all thought the hollering were protesters, but it becomes obvious that it is something else when people start screaming "doctor." While the paramedics rush up there all 8,000 of us are just sort of sitting in silence, when Glenn starts to hum Amazing Grace ... and the crowd starts humming and softly singing with him....
  • What did Thomas Jefferson write to William Wilberforce about?

    10/03/2009 9:47:01 PM PDT · by ExGeeEye · 8 replies · 1,059+ views
    "Amazing Grace", film | me
    This is a Vanity. If it shows up in the wrong place, would some kindly soul remove it to a better place. I have recently seen the movie "Amazing Grace", with Ioan Gruffudd, about William Wilberforce and his efforts to end British participation in the slave trade. At one point, his friend, PM Pitt, tells him that one of the reasons he's having trouble is that it is rumored that WW was corresponding with Thomas Jefferson. Is it true? Does anyone know what they were writing about? Jefferson had slaves, and WW was against it.
  • Bodega Man's Amazing Grace (Disarms thief then gives him charity after he begs for forgiveness)

    06/03/2009 3:55:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies · 832+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 3,2009 | Selim Algar
    The thief was wearing a menacing mask and wielding a bat -- but to a Long Island store owner, he was simply a charity case. In an amazing act of compassion and forgiveness, bodega owner Mohammad "Mo" Sohail first disarmed a would-be assailant who came into his Shirley shop -- and then gave him $40 and a loaf of bread. Sohail said his saga -- captured on dramatic, video-surveillance footage -- began at 12:35 a.m. on May 21, when the thug entered his convenience store in Shirley. "Give me your money! Give me your money!" the man started screaming at...
  • Wintley Phipps Sings "Amazing Grace" at the National Prayer Service - Video 1/21/09

    01/21/2009 9:55:18 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 2 replies · 906+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 21, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Today a National Prayer Service was held at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. for President Barack Obama and incoming Government officials. The most moving point of the service was the singing of "Amazing Grace" by the outstanding singer Wintley Phipps. Here is video of Phipps singing "Amazing Grace" today at the Cathedral . . . . . (watch video) The video below contains Wintley Phipps telling the story behind "Amazing Grace" and then singing the song in an even more powerful rendition (Trust me - worth your time to watch!) . . . . (watch video)
  • The Hillary Deathwatch

    04/17/2008 2:48:55 AM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 31 replies · 140+ views
    Slate ^ | April 16, 2008 | Chadwick Matlin
    A morning endorsement from Bruce Springsteen will help Obama dominate the news cycle heading into tonight's debate. That, coupled with some new poll numbers and a newspaper endorsement, helps drag Clinton's ship down by two points to a 10.4 percent chance of winning the nomination. Obama may have E Street to thank if he ever lives on Pennsylvania Avenue. Bruce Springsteen endorsed Obama today, the first mega-celebrity to endorse since Oprah, Babs, and the gang in January. While Obama could've used the Boss' backing before New Jersey's primary on Feb. 5 (Obama lost by 10 points), today's timing actually works...
  • Movie Review: Amazing Grace

    11/14/2007 9:47:26 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 11 replies · 359+ views
    November 15, 2007 | Jeff Chandler
    I took a break from work this evening to enjoy a movie I have been meaning to watch since it came out a couple years ago. As is usually the case, I waited until it came out in DVD so we could rent it. The name of the movie is Amazing Grace, and it is the true story of William Wilberforce, the British Member of Parliament who spearheaded the long struggle to end the slave trade. My impressions: The movie was well written, directed, and acted, and although it was a bit slow in a couple parts, it held my...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-15-07 (Best Rendition of "Amazing Grace" Ever Performed)

    11/15/2007 5:08:33 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 35 replies · 56+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 15, 2007 | PJ-Comix
    Because of another presidential debate tonight, I was looking around YouTube for a Ronald Reagan debate video I could post. Eventually I came upon this video of Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan singing Amazing Grace at Ronald Reagan's funeral three years ago. I remember how incredible it sounded the first time and watching and hearing it again, it remains inspiring. In fact, I think this is the BEST rendition of Amazing Grace ever performed. The first time I ever heard Ronan Tynan was several years ago. I was on the computer and in the background I could hear the television...
  • Grace: How Strange the Sound

    07/15/2007 1:17:08 PM PDT · by Ottofire · 8 replies · 470+ views
    Modern Reformation Magazine ^ | July/August 2007 | Michael Horton
    Grace: How Strange the Sound Michael S. Horton As recounted in the recent film, the author of "Amazing Grace," John Newton, not only knew about grace, but every line of the famous hymn was part of his experience. Born in 1725 to a Protestant mother and a mariner father who had been educated by Spanish Jesuits, John Newton was taught by his mother to read and to memorize the Westminster Shorter Catechism by the age of four. With his mother's death and a distant and stern father, Newton became rudderless and eventually captained his own slave ship. After reading Thomas...
  • Should The Islamic World Apologize For Slavery? Part One

    04/05/2007 5:58:24 PM PDT · by hripka · 26 replies · 1,545+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | March 30, 2007 | Adrian Morgan
    Islam’s involvement in the black slave trade goes back over 14 centuries, back to its founder, Mohammed, who owned black slaves. Muslim slavers in North Africa also engaged in a red hot trade of white Christians. Read this fascinating, you-won’t-see-it-anywhere-else romp through reality by FSM Contributing Editor Adrian Morgan who explains what politically-correct history books conveniently ignore. (CAIR: care to apologize?) Should The Islamic World Apologize For Slavery? – Part One By Adrian Morgan For members of Britain's politically correct establishment, this week has been one of hand wringing and embarrassing gestures of self-abasement. On Saturday, March 24, a procession...
  • Mark Steyn: Victor Victorians. A Lesson in Real Morality

    03/18/2007 5:00:40 AM PDT · by Tom D. · 53 replies · 2,026+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 18, 2007 | Mark Steyn
    Victor Victorians. A Lesson in Real Morality March 18, 2007 BY MARK STEYN Sun-Times Columnist 'William Wilberforce,'' writes Eric Metaxas in Amazing Grace, "was the happy victim of his own success. He was like someone who against all odds finds the cure for a horrible disease that's ravaging the world, and the cure is so overwhelmingly successful that it vanquishes the disease completely. No one suffers from it again -- and within a generation or two no one remembers it ever existed.'' What did Wilberforce ''cure''? Two centuries ago, on March 25, 1807, one very persistent British backbencher secured the...
  • Peculiar Doctrines, Public Morals, and the Political Welfare

    03/16/2007 6:20:22 AM PDT · by HarleyD · 1 replies · 155+ views ^ | February 5, 2002 | John Piper
    If you want to understand and appreciate The Life and Labor of William Wilberforce, one of the wisest things you can do is to read his own book, A Practical View of Christianity first, and then read biographies. The book was published in 1797 when Wilberforce was 37 years old and had been a member of the British Parliament already for 16 years. The book proved incredibly popular for the time. It went through five printings in six months and was translated into five foreign languages. The book makes crystal clear what drives Wilberforce as a person and a politician....
  • ‘Amazing Grace’ and the task of living our faith more deeply

    02/28/2007 12:15:50 PM PST · by Frank Sheed · 25 replies · 1,017+ views
    Denver Catholic Register ^ | February 28, 2007 | Archbishop Charles Chaput
    “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.” Whether Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant, nearly every American Christian knows John Newton’s beautiful hymn, “Amazing Grace.” Believers have sung it for more than 200 years. Its words and melody speak to one of the deepest instincts of the human heart: the need for deliverance. Like St. Augustine before him, Newton discovered that “our hearts are restless until they rest in (God).” A former slave trader, Newton converted to Christianity during a storm on...
  • 'Grace' CDs tell abolitionists' stories

    02/26/2007 12:30:00 PM PST · by JZelle · 4 replies · 283+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 2-26-07 | Kate Tsubata
    Home-schoolers may wish to use unusual methods to pursue their history studies. Resources are being produced that enable us to study using more than the textbooks and work sheets of the past. There is a new resource for those who enjoy learning through listening. Focus on the Family has a new Radio Theatre series of biographical dramas created for radio audiences. The "Amazing Grace" series, captured on five hourlong CDs, collects the stories of three persons, each of whom was central to the debate on the slave trade in England and in one way or another led to England's renunciation...
  • A Petition To Free 27 Million Slaves(Chuck Norris On Ending Slavery In The 21st Century Alert)

    02/25/2007 10:22:52 PM PST · by goldstategop · 34 replies · 1,345+ views ^ | 02/26/2007 | Chuck Norris
    A few years ago, National Geographic reported that there are 27 million slaves in the world today – more than any other time in human history. What can be done to free them? Be a "Wilberforce" or "Newton"! Let me explain. A force called WilberforceIn the 18th century, English traders were capturing and selling tens of thousands of Africans as slaves every year – at least 12 million were brought to the Americas and West Indies. (Muslim traders exported as many as 17 million slaves.) The transatlantic slave trade was a very lucrative business, and very few in that day...
  • Force for Good (movie review of "Amazing Grace")

    02/23/2007 11:39:04 AM PST · by blitzgig · 38 replies · 1,606+ views
    National Review ^ | 2/23/07 | Steve Beard
    If you’ve seen the movie Crash, there is a scene where Anthony, a car thief played by the rapper Ludacris, discovers a van with the keys dangling in the driver’s door. Since no one is around, he hops in and drives to a chop shop to sell off the parts. When they open up the back of the van, Anthony and the white shop owner are startled to find a dozen Asian men, women, and children. In stunning immediacy, the shop owner offers Anthony $500 for each one without a tinge of reluctance—haggling for humans like used auto parts. As...
  • Amazing Grace the movie

    02/07/2007 8:33:45 PM PST · by airedale · 50 replies · 1,158+ views
    Hugh Hewitt was reviewing the movie Amazing Grace the story of William Wilberforce and his efforts to end slavery which opens on February 23, 2007. He gave it a big thumbs up review both as a movie and for its very positive message against slavery and for Christianity. From the website linked above: "Amazing Grace, based on the life of antislavery pioneer William Wilberforce, is directed by Michael Apted (The World is Not Enough, Coal Miner's Daughter) from an original screenplay written by Academy Award® nominee Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things). The film stars Ioan Gruffudd (Black Hawk Down), Albert...
  • The amazing grace of Christmas morn

    12/23/2005 11:08:45 AM PST · by JZelle · 16 replies · 476+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12-23-05 | Wes Pruden
    The malls and the Main Streets fall silent. The ringing cash registers and the happy cries of children are but ghostly echoes across silent streets. But the Christ born in a manger 2,000 years ago lives, liberating the hearts of sinners and transforming the lives of the wicked. The authentic story of the redeeming power of the Christmas message is nowhere more vividly illustrated than in the incredible life of an English slaver named John Newton. John Newton was born 300 years ago into a seafaring family in Liverpool. His mother was a godly woman whose faith gave her life...
  • Amazing Grace, Video Lecture

    06/02/2005 1:28:52 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 14 replies · 644+ views ^ | The Apologetics Group
    Instead of posting another treatise on the Doctrines Of Grace, The Calvinist Swarm is proud to sponsor the following video clip, which is produced by The Apologetics Group: AMAZING GRACE(Requires QuickTime)
  • The amazing grace of Christmas morn

    12/24/2004 8:03:23 AM PST · by concretebob · 13 replies · 315+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 24 December 2004 | Wes Pruden
    The malls and the Main Streets will soon fall silent. The ringing cash registers, the happy cries of children, the greetings of a thousand Santas will be but ghostly echoes across darkened streets. But the Christ born in a manger 2,000 years ago lives, liberating the hearts of sinners and transforming the lives of the wicked. The real message of Christmas is nowhere more vividly illustrated than in the incredible life of an English slaver named John Newton.
  • Passion Continues to Stir up Sales and Heartfelt Needs

    04/13/2004 10:00:22 PM PDT · by Susan Zahn · 1 replies · 138+ views
    FaithWireSErvice | April 13, 2004 | Susan Zahn
    Tempe, Arizona - April 13, 2004 - Amazing Grace Christian Store of Tempe, Arizona is just one of the many Christian stores across the nation reporting sales increases and heavy foot traffic since the release of 'The Passion of the Christ'. Sam Bailey, music buyer and a manager of Amazing Grace in Tempe, said Passion related items accounted for over 5% of the stores total revenue dollars in March. "Those are significant numbers; demand for the soundtrack alone increased over 800% ," Bailey said. Bailey stated that there continues to be steady demand for the Passion soundtrack and that general...
  • Delayed apologies can still mend the soul (spiritual reparations)

    01/23/2004 1:20:53 PM PST · by schaketo · 12 replies · 164+ views
    Fort Worth Star Telegram, TX ^ | January 23, 2004 | Bob Ray Sanders
    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. These lyrics were always among my mother's favorites, long before she ever heard the composer's name or knew that he had once been the captain of a slave ship. While the knowledge of the writer's background may have given the song, Amazing Grace, a little more meaning to this black woman who was the descendant of slaves and the victim of years of discrimination, I doubt it. You see, she already felt it so...