Best Quotes by Vance Havner (Top 10)

  1. If you are a Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this world.
  2. 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.
  3. We are not going to move this world by criticism of it nor conformity to it, but by the combustion within it of lives ignited by the Spirit of God.
  4. 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.
  5. The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
  6. The church is so subnormal that if it ever got back to the New Testament normal it would seem to people to be abnormal.
  7. I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
  8. Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.
  9. You haven't lost anything when you know were it is. Death can hide but not divide.
  10. The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself.

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