I’ve heard the song many times, as have you, but never quite like this. I knew that John Newton wrote the melody, but I had never heard of the slave called ‘Unknown.’
Thank God for Bryant Seabrooks and for amazing grace that saves all who fall short of the glory of God. From a slave trader to a philanthropist – we all are wretches in need of His amazing grace.
Ephesians 1:5 “He predestined us for adoption as His sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of His glorious grace, which He has freely given us in the Beloved One. 7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace,…”
See Also: Why is grace so amazing?