Tyndale is also quoted in Foxe's Book of Martyrs as having stated: "I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, that I never altered one syllable of God's Word against my conscience, nor would do this day, if all that is in earth, whether it be honor, pleasure, or riches, might be given me." Tyndale was a man of God and a true Christian. This boldness in the face of death comes from a consecrated life, and a life well lived, or as President Thomas S. Monson has so eloquently explained: "Courage becomes a worthwhile and meaningful virtue when it is regarded not so much as a willingness to die manfully but as a determination to live decently." ("Living the Abundant Life")
In the words of the apostle Paul:
"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not acharity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.