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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... on death and the grave are destitute of the glorious certainty of Paul who said , Absent from the body , present ( at home ) with the Lord " ( 2 Cor .
Death but entombs the body : life the soul . " " Life is much flattered , Death is much traduced .
For some death is tragic , violent , sudden — " Oh sunderings short of body and breath , Oh battle , and murder and sudden death .
... if the separation of the soul from the body happens in a different manner , it is not without the express leave and orders of our Heavenly Father .
Griefstricken , Gianger refused and , thrusting a dagger through his own body , cried , " Dog , traitor , murderer ! I cannot call thee father .
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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