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Noun
/ˈsərmən/,
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sermons, plural;
  1. A talk on a religious or moral subject, esp. one given during a church service and based on a passage from the Bible

  2. A printed transcript of such a talk
    • - a volume of sermons
  3. A long or tedious piece of admonition or reproof; a lecture


  1. an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
  2. a moralistic rebuke; "your preaching is wasted on him"
  3. A sermon is an oration by a prophet or member of the clergy. Sermons address a Biblical, theological, religious, or moral topic, usually expounding on a type of belief, law or behavior within both past and present contexts. ...
  4. Sermon (Bulgarian and Serbian Cyrillic: Сермон) was an 11th century voivode (duke) of Syrmia and a local governor in the First Bulgarian Empire, vassal of Bulgarian emperor Samuil. His residence was probably in Sirmium (today Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia), where he produced his own golden coins.
  5. The Sermon! is a 1958 album by jazz organist Jimmy Smith. It was produced by the Blue Note record label. Allmusic's Lindsay Planer described the album as "a prime example of Smith and company's myriad of talents".
  6. religious discourse; a written or spoken address on a religious or moral matter; a lengthy speech of reproval
  7. (Sermons) "Des Heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Sermones", ed. Edmund Beck, Louvain:Secretariat du CorpusSCO. Text in Syriac, with German introductions, translation. 8 vols. CSCO vol. 305-306. (1973); CSCO vol.311-312, Scriptores Syri t. 134-135 (1970); CSCO vol.320-321, Scriptores Syri t. ...
  8. (Sermons) Matthew chapters 5 - 7 gives us the Sermon on the Mount, in which Jesus calls on his followers to turn the other cheek (5:39), "love your enemies" (5:44), and practice the Golden Rule (7:12). Other highlights include the Beatitudes (5:3-11) and the Lord's Prayer (6:9-13). ...
  9. A discourse based on a passage or text of the Bible, delivered as part of a church service
  10. An oral presentation of teachings or inspiring thoughts.
  11. The main talk during a service. See also Expository Preaching
  12. You ever looked up the definition of sermon? It’s a “religious talk” or a “long lecture on behavior.” Oh boy! Consider using message or teaching.
  13. A talk given in church on a spiritual or moral theme.
  14. 1)     A sermon is preached at a church service during the ‘ministry of the word’ and usually follows the Bible readings. A sermon is meant to proclaim the good news of God’s love as revealed in the scriptures and explained in the doctrine of the church. ...
  15. noun: a religious discourse delivered in public usually by a clergyman as a part of a worship service
  16. A talk by an ordained minister (or occasionally a seminary student). At Reformation, the sermon is based on the readings for the day, is a proclamation relating the living word of God to modern life. ...
  17. A talk in which the word of God is explained. Also called a homily. Only people commissioned by the Bishop are allowed to give sermons, usually Priests or Deacons.
  18. The interpretation or explanation of the scripture lesson used in worship. In the sermon the preacher helps us understand how the scripture applies to our lives.
  19. a short lesson delivered at Mass after the gospel. Also called the homily.
  20. n. A speech used in a church service to instruct believers in sound doctrine and holy lifestyle. This ecclesiastical function is very important, enough so that it is occasionally misunderstood to be the focus of a worship service.
  21. A verbal address given after the readings, and hopefully given to further explain the readings and to put them in a modern context. In the Anglican Church the sermon is seen as a bridge between the Biblical world and the modern world.
  22. An oral address delivered to the congregation to make the Christian faith relevant today. The sermon is fed by four sources:
  23. reproving a person for his faults