[UPDATE: The contest is now concluded. We had 473 entries to the #JNXL contest. Thank you all! And congratulations to @jreidpatton and @jenniferguo, the winners!]
John Newton turns 290 years old today (Tuesday). In celebration, two randomly drawn winners will get a set of the Theologians on the Christian Life series to date (9 volumes). All thanks to our friends at Crossway Books.
Here’s how to enter.
Beginning right now, post your favorite quote(s) from John Newton (or from the new book) — in Twitter and/or Instagram — using the hashtag #JNXL.
Post as many quotes as you like, but entries are limited.
- Up to 2 entries on Twitter will be entered (each #JNXL quote is worth 1 entry).
- Up to 2 entries on Instagram will be entered (Tweets to pics not counted).
If you use Twitter and Instagram, that’s 4 entries per person max.
Don’t have any favorite Newton Tweetables? [hint]
The shipping address for the winning books must be within the continental US.
On Thursday morning (9am central), entries will be collected and one male and one female will be randomly drawn from the entries and will win one set of the 9-volume paperback set of Theologians on the Christian Life. I will contact winners to get addresses later. Contest ends Thursday morning at 9am central time. Winners will have 12 hours to respond to winning notification or another winner will be chosen.
Two winners will get all this $135 goodness for free (paperbacks):
- Fred Zaspel, Warfield on the Christian Life: Living in Light of the Gospel (2012)
- William Edgar, Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality (2013)
- Stephen Nichols, Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World (2013)
- Fred Sanders, Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love (2013)
- Michael Horton, Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever (2014)
- Dane Ortlund, Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God (2014)
- Carl Trueman, Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom (2015)
- Tony Reinke, Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015)
- Sam Storms, Packer on the Christian Life: Knowing God in Christ, Walking by the Spirit (2015)