Preaching in a sentence

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Definition of Preaching

  • The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice.
  • a moralistic rebuke
  • an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

How to use preaching in a sentence. Preaching pronunciation.

For a moment the thought was keenly painful that he was excluded from the devotions of the community, from the Lord's supper and from congregational prayer, but then he asked, was not every block of stone on the mountain an altar-was not the blue sky above a thousand times wider, and more splendid than the mightiest dome raised by the hand of man, not even excepting the vaulted roof of the Serapeum at Alexandria, and he remembered the "Amen" of the stones, that had rung out after the preaching of the blind man.
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And he could not help preaching, because he had boundless sympathy with the weakness and suffering of his fellow-creatures, and because he believed with all the tremendous force of his character in the Christian religion.
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The other, all his life dreaming and preaching of poverty, not only has not given away, but has greatly multiplied his very substantial possessions.
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We were full of comfort to be thus engaged, though without pledge from man for support, or promised salary for preaching.
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Must I leave preaching, and attend to a vexatious lawsuit?
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Mr. Harris felt such an evidence of Divine favor,-he felt, to use his own expressive language, that Jesus would become bondsman for the man, and see that he was paid if he went on preaching.
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While he was preaching, and enforcing upon the hearts of his hearers the doctrine of the Cross, a police officer came into the room and forbade him to go on.
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But our schools being decidedly Protestant, and I preaching regularly, the opposition from Romanists was very strong; this, together with the extreme poverty of the people, made our income very small.
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He earnestly and with tears desired Mr. Whitehead to recommend his daughter to God in prayer, both before and after preaching.
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Preaching, in the morning, a sermon on Foreign Missions, an unusually large contribution was taken up.
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He was of great eminence for his happy spirit, remarkable trust, powerful and practical preaching, and unbounded liberality.
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Many thrilling scenes under his preaching yet linger among the people in those counties where he principally labored.
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He kneeled down and offered a fervent prayer that God would then stay the rain, that the preaching of His word might go on, and afterwards send refreshing showers.
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Men of your sort are always good at preaching to other people.
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If something had prevented him from preaching on Sunday!
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The formal organization of the Unitas Fratrum (the Unity of Brethren) followed, and its preaching, theological publications, and educational work soon raised it to great influence in Bohemia, Moravia, and Poland, friendly intercourse being established with Luther, Calvin, and other Reformers as they became prominent.
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The coming of the Moravian and other refugees and their settlement at Herrnhut, near Berthelsdorf, was to him at first only an incident; but as their industry and the preaching of Pastor Rothe, whom he had put in charge of the Berthelsdorf Lutheran Church, began to attract attention, he went to Halle, expecting sympathy from his friends there.
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The continuance of the contrary winds gave my brother an opportunity of complying with the desire of the minister of Cowes, and preaching there three or four times.
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Immediately on his return to England, Wesley began an active religious campaign, drawing such crowds of all kinds of people that the various churches in turn closed their doors upon him, and eight months later he followed Whitefield into open air preaching, after consultation with the Fetter Lane Society.
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The Hutton "Memoirs" state that Wesley made an effort to break off intercourse between the Society and the Moravians soon after his return from Germany, but failed, and matters continued to move smoothly until about the time that Wesley began his field preaching.
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Examples of Preaching

Example #1
By this time he had quite recovered himself, and he went towards the cliff in order to find a cavern that he knew of, and that was empty-for its gray-headed inhabitant had died some weeks since.
Example #2
The whitewashed roofs of the little town of Pharan shone brightly among the branches and clumps of verdure, and above them all rose the new church, which he was now forbidden to enter.
Example #3
His main endeavour was to sharpen the sight of his readers, whether they looked without or within; for not even the greatest physician can remedy an evil, unless he knows what the evil is.
Example #4
Gogol could not repress the fun that is so essential an element in human life, any more than he could stop the beating of his heart; he saw men and women with the eyes of a natural born humorist, to whom the utter absurdity of humanity and human relations was enormously salient.
Example #5
In order to make an impressive contrast, the Russian critic is here unfair to Tolstoi, but there is perhaps some truth in the Tolstoi paradox.
Example #6
The one, dreaming all his life of wealth, lived, and but for his wife's business qualities would have died, a beggar.