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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It has been said , " The man who is fit to live is the only one ready to die , and to die daily is the sure way to die with security and comfort .
I have labored in the sanctuary fifty - three years , and this is my comfort and confidence , that I have never labored without blood in the vessel .
The dying man replied : " That would be but sorry comfort to me now ; the earth is slipping away from me . No ! Firm as His throne His promise stands .
I endeavored to spend the hours in the thoughts of God and prayer ; I have been much comforted , and all the comfort I got came to me in this way .
... in his diary : " I sat in the orchard and thought with sweet comfort and peace , of my God in solitude — my Companion , my Friend , and Comforter !
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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