Jowett J H – A Passion for Souls

This is a seven chapter work on discipleship. But it actually is a helps handbook for evangelization.

This is a seven chapter work on discipleship.

AIM: Congregationalist.
CIM: Salvation, Discipleship.
Version: 1.1 June 14, 2014

Biography

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.[1] He has been called "The greatest preacher in the English speaking world."

Early life

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

John Henry Jowett
John Henry Jowett

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.[2]

Jowett understood the problems faced by workers and while the pastor at Carr's Lane Congregational Church in Birmingham, England, founded the Digbeth Institute, now an arts center. While at Carr's Lane Jowett was elected chairman of the Congregational Union and president of the National Council of Evangelical Free Churches.

Jowett served at the Presbyterian Church, Fifth Avenue, New York, from 1911 to 1918, then Westminster Chapel from 1918 to 1922, when he retired due to ill-health, and died the following year.[2]

Books

Jowett was the author of numerous books on Christian devotion, preaching, and the Bible.

Devotional books

  • Jowett, J. H. The Folly of Unbelief : and Other Meditations for Quiet Moments.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1905). Yet Another Day; A Prayer for Every Day of the Year. New York,: F.H. Revell Company.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1913). Things that Matter Most; Devotional Papers. New York,: F.H. Revell.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1914). My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman Press.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1920). "Come Ye Apart", Daily exercises in Prayer and Devotion. New York,: Revell.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1923). Brooks by the Traveller's Way; 26 Weeknight Addresses. New York,: Christian Herald.

Works on the Bible

  • Jowett, J. H. (1902). Thirsting for the Springs Twenty-six weeknight meditations.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1906). The Epistles of St. Peter. New York,: Armstrong.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1909). The High Calling Meditations on St. Paul's Letter to the Philippians. New York: Fleming H. Revell.
  • Jowett, J. H. The Redeemed Family of God, Studies in the Epistles of Peter. New York,: Hodder.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1922). The Friend on the road and other studies in the Gospels. New York,: George H. Doran company.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1925). Life in the Heights; Studies in the Epistles.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1924). Springs in the Desert; Studies in the Psalms. New York,: George H. Doran Company.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1922). The Eagle Life and Other Studies in the Old Testament. New York,: George H. Doran company.

Books of sermons and books on preaching and on the church

  • Jowett, J. H. (1901). Apostolic Optimism, and Other Sermons.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1905). The Passion for Souls. New York, Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Co.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1910). The Transfigured Church. New York,: Fleming H. Revell Co.
  • Jowett, J. H. (1912). The Preacher, His Life and Work'.' Yale Lectures. New York: Harper & Brothers.

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