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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Surely there is no better way to go . Death is with us from our earliest consciousness . If , as the sage of old has reminded us , " The day of our death is ...
... animate us to renewed zeal and fresh activity in life and to say in humble trust , yet with holy boldness , " To depart and be with Christ , is better .
If He Who conquered death and all its powers is resident within the heart , then death is only a departing to be with the Lord , which is far better .
Yes , my love , " he said , " that is much better ; I am better in every way . You know these were the feet that Jesus washed .
I expect a better life than this ; our Lord Jesus Christ is my only righteousness . " Edward Payson ( 1783-1827 ) , the well - known American Congregational ...
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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