sermon (Meaning)

Wordnet

sermon (n)

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

a moralistic rebuke

Webster

sermon (n.)

A discourse or address; a talk; a writing; as, the sermons of Chaucer.

Specifically, a discourse delivered in public, usually by a clergyman, for the purpose of religious instruction and grounded on some text or passage of Scripture.

Hence, a serious address; a lecture on one's conduct or duty; an exhortation or reproof; a homily; -- often in a depreciatory sense.

Webster

sermon (v. i.)

To speak; to discourse; to compose or deliver a sermon.

Webster

sermon (v. t.)

To discourse to or of, as in a sermon.

To tutor; to lecture.

Synonyms & Antonyms of sermon

sermon Sentence Examples

  1. The pastor delivered a passionate sermon that stirred the congregation's hearts.
  2. The sermon was filled with powerful insights and practical applications.
  3. The preacher presented the sermon with eloquence and conviction.
  4. The congregation listened attentively to the sermon, taking notes and absorbing its teachings.
  5. The sermon sparked discussions and debates among the church members.
  6. The sermon challenged the listeners to grow in their faith and lead more purposeful lives.
  7. The sermon became a turning point for many individuals who had been struggling with their faith.
  8. The sermon's message resonated deeply with the congregation, leaving a lasting impact.
  9. The sermon was recorded and shared online, reaching a wider audience.
  10. The sermon inspired a renewed sense of commitment to serve the community and spread the Gospel.

FAQs About the word sermon

an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service), a moralistic rebukeA discourse or address; a talk; a writing; as, the sermons of C

homily, speech, lecture,lesson, exhortation,talk, sermonette, address,preachment

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The pastor delivered a passionate sermon that stirred the congregation's hearts.

The sermon was filled with powerful insights and practical applications.

The preacher presented the sermon with eloquence and conviction.

The congregation listened attentively to the sermon, taking notes and absorbing its teachings.