"Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, 'Shake well before using.' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Vance Havner on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Vance Havner on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Vance Havner on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Vance Havner on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Vance Havner on Lawrence Welk
"You haven't lost anything when you know were it is. Death can hide but not divide."
"If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home."
"It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there."