Amazing Grace and It’s Roots

As many of you know, the song writer for “Amazing Grace” was John Newton, a former slave trader. But many people might not know that the melody of the song was possibly based on an African spiritual. Wintley Phipps gives an explanation on the history of the song, which was very enlightening. It is amazing how God weaves things together for His glory.

For those of you who love music, enjoy!