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In Amazing Grace Discovery author John Hadley explains and clarifies the true meaning behind the lyrics to the hymn "Amazing Grace," providing a detailed look at this timeless hymn, its creator, and the grace that inspired them both. Using the text to 18th century English Pastor John Newton?s hymn ?Amazing Grace? as an outline, author, church musician and worship leader, John Hadley, has revealed the rich, biblical meaning of this timeless hymn which is a pensive reflection of Newton?s practical theology?what he believed about and experienced from the marvelous grace of God. Newton was a prayerful and devoted student of the Bible and what he learned from the pages of Holy Scripture, together with what he experienced from God?s marvelous grace, is written into the lyrics of his hymns. Hadley uses authoritative passages from Holy Scripture, the heart-felt sentiments and prayers from many of Newton?s other hymns, information from Newton?s biographies and knowledge gained through years of personal and seminary Bible study.