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Definition of Preach


  1. To proclaim or publish tidings; specifically, to proclaim the gospel; to discourse publicly on a religious subject, or from a text of Scripture; to deliver a sermon.
  2. To give serious advice on morals or religion; to discourse in the manner of a preacher.
  3. To proclaim by public discourse; to utter in a sermon or a formal religious harangue.
  4. To inculcate in public discourse; to urge with earnestness by public teaching.
  5. To deliver or pronounce; as, to preach a sermon.
  6. To teach or instruct by preaching; to inform by preaching.
  7. To advise or recommend earnestly.
  8. A religious discourse.

Preach Quotations

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.
Pope Francis

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
Francis of Assisi

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.
Francis of Assisi

When my dad founded our church, he used either a globe or a map of the world behind him. It was symbolic of what Christ said: to go forth and preach hope to the world. We believe in the cross, but we just continued with the globe.
Joel Osteen

Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
Alexander Haig
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Preach Translations

preach in Dutch is prediken, preken
preach in German is predigen
preach in Spanish is predicar
preach in Swedish is predika
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