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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Stephen's prayer was answered on the Damascus road when Saul saw the glorified Saviour and became the great Apostle to the Gentiles .
... beneath the shadow of the sword , " for when he fell before the sword of Herod , he became the first victim of the early persecution of the Church .
... that John was the means of bringing a most unusual young man to Christ , but he later fell from grace and became a leader of brigands in the mountains .
Ecclesiastical tradition says that Bartholomew became a missionary to many countries ...
... became . This son of Alphaeus is credited with collecting the Old Testament prophecies of the coming of the Messiah or Christ and introducing them with ...
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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