Things That Matter Most: Devotional Papers
by John Henry Jowett
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John Henry Jowett was one of the most beloved preachers of the early 20th century. His
sermons boasted a fine balance of practicality, expressiveness, and depth of knowledge;
Jowett had a rare ability to relate to almost every congregant from his pulpit. The
1907 issue of British Weekly, after surveying its readership, ranked Jowett as Britain’s
“most appealing preacher,” over and above even F.B. Meyer, G. Campbell Morgan,
and others. In 1913, Jowett published Things That Matter Most, a collection of
short devotionals. “In these days of incessant movement,” his preface reads, it serves us
well “that we have interludes when the soul can correct her conscious and unconscious
wanderings by the contemplation of the serene and majestic things of God.” Meditating
on sin, grace, redemption, and developing the Christian life, Things That Matter
Most gives readers a place to pause and listen for God’s voice.