preaching

Definitions of preaching
  1. noun
    an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
    synonyms: discourse, sermon
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    examples:
    Sermon on the Mount
    the first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:20-49)
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    baccalaureate
    a farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
    kerugma, kerygma
    preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church
    evangelism
    zealous preaching and advocacy of the gospel
    homily, preachment
    a sermon on a moral or religious topic
    televangelism
    evangelism at a distance by the use of television
    type of:
    address, speech
    the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
  2. noun
    a moralistic rebuke
    “your preaching is wasted on him”
    synonyms: sermon
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    type of:
    lecture, speech, talking to
    a lengthy rebuke
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