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 spiritual life of the soul was depicted as being contested for by the good and bad angels . At death , this struggle was at its fiercest .
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 ...
... but which has no claim on human sympathy — to a human soul on its way to the unseen world — on its way to eternal happiness or misery ?
... the white pillows from which their faith can almost see the soul go fluttering on its way to the fires of pergatory or the redder flames of hell .
Death but entombs the body : life the soul . " " Life is much flattered , Death is much traduced .
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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