Vance Havner. I will enjoy reading it. Havner's style is a strong dose of old gospel preacher with a good measure of winsome humorist thrown in. Thanks, Jerry!
This third collection of meditations, after the pattern of By the Still
Waters and Rest Awhile, makes no claim to be profound. Surely in these
days we must all be “fed up” with efforts at profundity. A miserable
generation, buried under the ruins of its Tower of Babel needs simple
truth like sick bodies need old-fashioned air and rest and sunshine.
Like David in the cave of Adullam, men long for a drink of water from
the well at Bethlehem. This little volume seeks to offer a cooling drink
to parched souls in a dry land where no water is. It is offered in the
name of Him who invited all to drink of Living Waters never to thirst
again. “As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far
country.” There is good news from heaven: it is a day of good tidings
from above and we would not hold our peace