preaching

Definitions of preaching
1

n an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

Synonyms:
discourse, sermon
Examples:
Sermon on the Mount
the first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:20-49)
Types:
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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

n a moralistic rebuke

“your preaching is wasted on him”
Synonyms:
sermon
Type of:
lecture, speech, talking to
a lengthy rebuke

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