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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... 4 The Company of Martyrs 137 5 Records of Dying Words 161 6 The Scottish Covenanters 183 7 The Fear of Death 209 8 The Art of Dying Well 217 9 The Death.
8 The Art of Dying Well 217 9 The Death of the Saints 227 Index 233 INTRODUCTION Death is the greatest fact in life ! "
One wonders whether the majority of professing Christians today have any deep convictions worth dying for . Those worthy sufferers for Christ's sake were ...
The dying words of such saints form speech at its best , for on the borders of eternity , they were heavy with heavenly fragrance .
Shakespeare must have had some knowledge of the last words of some distinguished and worthy people to lead him to write : " The tongues of dying men Enforce ...
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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