John Henry Jowett

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John Henry Jowett (1863-1923) was an influential British Protestant preacher at the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century and wrote many books on topics related to Christian living.[1][2]

Early Life[edit]

Jowett was born August 25 1863 at Beaumont Town, Northowram in Halifax, West Yorkshire to working-class parents who attended the Congregational church in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Jowett’s father was a tailor and draper.

Career and Influence[edit]

Jowett understood the problems faced by workers and while the pastor at Carr’s Lane Congregational Church in Birmingham, Englandk founded the Digbeth Institute, now an arts center.

Books[edit]

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. (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. (1912b. The Preacher, His Life and Work'.' Yale Lectures. New York: Harper & Brothers.

Jowett was a companion of honor: 1922 Dissolution Honours

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert T. Henry (August 2005). The Golden Age of Preaching: Men Who Moved the Masses. iUniverse. pp. 199–. ISBN 978-0-595-36222-6. 
  2. ^ John Piper (2010). A Sweet and Bitter Providence: Sex, Race, and the Sovereignty of God. Crossway. pp. 106–. ISBN 978-1-4335-2434-9.