O How His Grace Amazes Me – The Hymn that Spawned a Book

By Elizabeth Prata An interview from 2010 regarding Sinclair Ferguson's inspiration for his then-new book By Grace Alone.     Pastor Conrad Mbewe wrote about the hymn and its author, pastor Emmanuel T. Sibomana, an African Baptist pastor in Burundi. (1915-1975). Mbewe wrote- I think that Oh, how the grace of God amazes me should …

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Do you mind when they change the lyrics to ‘Amazing Grace’ and leave out "wretch"?

Words matter. I was a newspaperwoman for 7 years and let me assure you, the words we choose to put in print color our perceptions of the world, of people, and of concepts. The same goes for poems, stories, and textbooks. I can't imagine any writer who doesn't take care with choosing exactly the right …

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