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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... the mutter of black men mopping and mowing around the white pillows from which their faith can almost see the soul go fluttering on its way to the fires ...
Truth shall retire Bestruck with sland'rous darts , and works of faith Rarely be found . And to the faithful , Death the gate of life .
... nevertheless " the Prophet of the Gospel dawn in its western course , the link between Christ and Paul , and the first martyr of the Christian faith .
of being " a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit , " and when he came to suffer and die for Christ's sake , his enemies gazing at it saw his ...
Peter , who is always named first in all the lists of Apostles , was the first to declare his faith in the supernatural mission of Jesus and the first to ...
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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