Sermon honoring Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, 1854 March 19.
MANUSCRIPT NUMBER 142
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CITATION: W. Legg Sermon honoring Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, MSS 142, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.
This sermon was preached by W. Legg on March 19, 1854, the Sunday prior
to the burial of Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, a noted author, judge, and member
of the House of Commons. The biblical text for the sermon is Luke
12:40. In addition to commenting on Talfourd's life and untimely
death, Legg addresses the subject of the second coming of Christ. He expresses
the view that the coming of Christ occurs at the time of death.