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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To my kind friend , Hockey Smith , who knows he will see his Pilot face to face , when he CONTENTS Introduction 9 1 The Cameos of Death 21 2.
The early saints and martyrs manifested a heroic cheerfulness and tranquil hope in the face of terrible suffering . Christians of every age , although ...
If , when the soul is face to face with eternal realities , true character is almost invariably manifest , then we can expect the lips to express glorious ...
The saint answered with a joyful face in the words of the Psalmist , " I was glad when they said unto me , we will go into the house of the Lord .
If a pagan philosopher can so face death , surely there is nothing more pleasant than the death of a saint as he leaves time for eternity !
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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