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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Expressions of gratitude for past mercies and hopes of , and prayer for , support in life's last hour reveal the destiny that has been already chosen .
I know I've been a naughty boy , but forgive Benny and pray Jesus to take care of your little son . " Major D'Arcy Todd had his head shot off at the battle ...
About one half of the men and one - eighth of the women never prayed . Funerals without religious rites were exceptional . Over half the women wore no ...
The same as you might do praying . " Burrell and Lucas , in their volume , The Art Of Dying , state : " Dying has its fashions , and , at rare periods ...
To God above He prayed — " Father , forgive them for they know not what they do . " To the Thief He said — " Today thou shalt be with me in Paradise .
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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