Today's American Minute — William Wilberforce

"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Amazing Grace & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire - American Minute with Bill Federer How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton William Wilberforce

"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire - American Minute with Bill Federer

Eric Metaxas wrote further:
"So it was ... on July 26, 1833, that the Emancipation Act passed its third reading in the House of Commons, ensuring the end of slavery in the British Empire, some three decades before the bloody Civil War would end it in America.
When an aged Wilberforce heard the news, he said, 'Thank God I have lived to witness [this] Day.' He died three days later."

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"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Amazing Grace & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire - American Minute with Bill Federer How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton William Wilberforce

"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire  - American Minute with Bill Federer

John Newton wrote:
"I am not the man I ought to be, I am not the man I wish to be, and I am not the man I hope to be, but by the grace of God, I am not the man I used to be."

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