Sentence Examples


  • After the sermon, they all stood to sing.
  • There was some revival of the art of the sermon at Versailles a century later, where the Abbe Maury, whose critical work has been mentioned above, preached with vivid eloquence between 1770 and 1785; the Pere Elisee (1726-1783), whom Diderot and Mme Roland greatly admired, held a similar place, at the same time, in Paris.
  • Even the sermon by the personable priest had an appropriate message of listening before pronouncing judgment.
  • He interpreted the Sermon on the Mount literally, denounced war and oaths, opposed the union of Church and State, and declared that the duty of all true Christians was to break away from the national Church and return to the simple teaching of Christ and His apostles.
  • No Unitarian publisher could be found for his sermon, and nearly all the pulpits of the city were closed against him.