The act of delivering a sermon or similar moral instruction(noun)
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Use "preaching" in a sentence
"I dare say many sermons are not _first rate_, but moderate good preaching is not a bad thing, and _pretty poor preaching_ is better than most men's practice. "] _Monday, July 18th."
""As to preaching, by your own command I have been a hundred times _preaching_, and have forbidden people to follow several of the roads which lead to your territories, and yet silently, in the same breath, have led them hither safe enough, by some other vain paths; as I have done by preaching lately in Germany, and in one of the Faroe isles, and various other places."
"Now as a preacher's kid the term "preaching to the choir" has real meaning to me."