Examples of sermon in a Sentence
He preached a sermon on the importance of kindness.
Dad gave me a sermon yesterday about doing my homework.
Recent Examples of sermon from the Web
Some holy men took turns giving sermons and offering comfort to relatives of the missing, who sat in plastic chairs in an area cordoned off to the public.
At the memorial for Kennedy, sermons by Catholic Bishop Eugene J. Boyle, Rabbi Saul White and the Rev. Cecil Williams focused on inspiration and the issues that Kennedy held close.
David Jadlocki, a pastor, gave a fire-and-brimstone sermon.
In one of the whitest spaces in modern England, Bishop Michael Curry gave a rousing sermon that mentioned Dr. Martin Luther King, and spirituals sung by slaves in the American south.
Bishop Michael Curry, the head of the Episcopalian Church in America, gave a riveting sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, one that transfixed both the elite crowd of guests in the church and the broad television audience.
DJ Soto was traveling in an RV across the U.S. and giving live sermons in AltSpace.
In a break with British royal custom -- and in a nod to the bride's homeland -- American bishop Michael Curry, head of the Episcopal Church in the United States, will give the sermon.
A week before the vote, Obando y Bravo, who had recently been replaced as archbishop, gave a sermon widely interpreted as endorsing Ortega's candidacy.
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Origin and Etymology of sermon
SERMON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sermon for English Language Learners
: a speech about a moral or religious subject that is usually given by a religious leader
: a serious talk about how someone should behave
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