CIM: Salvation, Discipleship.
Version: 1.1 June 14, 2014
John Henry Jowett was one of England’s best-loved preachers during the early decades of the 20th century. His warm evangelicalism made him the natural selection for the prominent Westminster Chapel, succeeding G Campbell Morgan and preceeding Dr. D Martyn Lloyd-Jones. The author of more than a dozen titles, The Passion for Souls serves as a poignant introduction to an author you are sure to want to hear more from.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – The Disciple’s Theme
Chapter 2 – The Disciple’s Sacrifice
Chapter 3 – The Disciple’s Tenderness
Chapter 4 – The Disciple’s Watching For Souls
Chapter 5 – The Disciple’s Companion
Chapter 6 – The Disciple’s Rest
Chapter 7 – The Disciple’s Vision
The Passion for Souls – A Review from The Westminster Record by Albert Swift
John Henry Jowett (25 August 1864 – 19 December 1923) was an influential British Protestant preacher at the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century who wrote books on topics related to Christian living. He has been called "The greatest preacher in the English speaking world."
Jowett was born 25 August 1864 at Beaumont Town, Northowram in Halifax, West Yorkshire to working-class parents who attended the Congregational church in Halifax. Jowett's father was a tailor and draper.
Career and influence
Jowett was influenced by Enoch Mellor who was incumbent at Square Road Congregational Church, Halifax, between 1867 and 1881, and determined to become a preacher.