Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the Infamous, and the Inspiring Figures of History
The last words of the dying have fascinated readers throughout history. They reveal the fears, hopes, courage, and legacies of both the famous and not-so-famous. This collection of seven hundred quotes includes the last words of commoners, atheists, poets, and politicians along with noted Christians and martyrs. Excellent for casual reading and as a ready reference source for the pastor or public speaker.
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During the fearful Inquisitions of the Roman Catholic Church , thousands perished because they would not recognize the absolute authority of a pope .
Antiochus , King of Syria — a most inveterate persecutor of the Jewish Church — ordered the boy to be severely scourged , hung up by the feet , scalding ...
It was also found that the Anglican Church provides the funeral service most widely used in which those assembled 41 III. Farewells at Death.
Stephen was the first martyr on the Church's illustrious roll to seal his witness for the Saviour with his life's blood . While not named among the Twelve ...
... crushing blow to the faith and witness of the newly - born Church , but the blood of that first noble martyr became a seed producing a glorious harvest ...
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Good book, with some interesting and insightful quotes. It also has references to the Bible and gives a good glimpse into the assurance we have through our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, as well as tying that assurance to the last words of both saints AND sinners. Read full review