Christian History

Issue 81 : John Newton: Author of “Amazing Grace”

Originally published in 2004
Issue 81
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March 1, 589 (traditional date): David of Wales, whose ascetic path of restraint earned him the love of all Wales (he is now the patron saint of that country), dies. His final words were, "Be joyful, brothers and sisters. Keep your faith and do the little things that you have seen and heard from me" (see issue 60: How the Irish Were Saved).

March 1, 1546: After surrendering peacefully, George Wishart, an early leader of Scottish protestants and influential in the life of John Knox, who ...

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