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.
In the end ... he fell asleep as every man or woman who strives to fear God and nothing else in the world may hope to do . " We have the immediate sentence ...
Having destroyed Satan who had the power of death , Christ is able to deliver us from the fear of death ( Heb . 2:14 , 15 ) . Job's question , " If a man ...
Mine is not the redbrown dress of the traveller , and though there are dangers in the way , I have no fear in my mind . The evening star will come out when ...
During the Middle Ages , largely through the influence of Roman Catholicism , men were taught to approach death with a certain amount of fear .
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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