What does the phrase preaching to the choir mean?
"preaching to the choir" means, basically, that you're scolding the wrong person, or informing someone of a fact that they are already well aware of. ie: the preacher is telling a group of people who are already well-versed in their religion, about its consequences and/or virtues.
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Choir, a group of four or more people singing or playing multiple songs at a performance.. Ex.. Concert Choir. Show Choir. Women's Choir. Men's Choir. Church Choir
Preached means to spread a moral or religious message, usually by speeches or by personal communication and conversation.
In terms of Christianity it means proclaiming the Gospel message to those who are not Jews. This term was most relevant in the very early days of the Christian church, when mo…st Christians were Jewish.
Hypocrisy by religious leaders--saying one thing and doing another--was one of the things Jesus preached against. The Bible's message is that you should not give advice (or pr…each a sermon) unless you are following the advice yourself.
To preach is to proclaim enthusiastically and forcibly. It is usually used in religious contexts, such as to deliver a sermon. When used outside of this context, it is often u…sed ironically.
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"Whistling into the wind."
To commend an opinion to those who already accept it.. "And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is bap…tized, shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned" (Mark 16:15-16).. It comes from the notion of proselytizing. The idea being that you do not need to proselytize people from the choir because they are already love Jesus in their hearts so much that they sing his praise through song.
The saying is "Preaching to the choir."
from dictionary.com: preach verb (used with object) 1. to proclaim or make known by sermon (the gospel, goodtidings, etc.).. 2. to deliver (a sermon).. 3. t…o advocate or inculcate (religious or moral truth, rightconduct, etc.) in speech or writing.. verb (used without object) 4. to deliver a sermon.. 5. to give earnest advice, as on religious or moral subjects orthe like.. 6. to do this in an obtrusive or tedious way..
It means, in laymen's terms, that what your saying is already understood by the person your saying it to.
1. the act or practice of a person who preaches .. 2. the art of delivering sermons.. 3. a sermon.. 4. a public religious service with a sermon..
This dream might be a gentle nudge from the dreamer's own subconscious mind, warning against setting up oneself as morally superior to others.
Much of this dream's meaning lies in the emotions you experiencedduring the dream. Because preaching involves speaking to a largegroup of people, the dream could refer to fear… or anxiety of beingin front of a crowd. On the other hand, a feeling of urgency and aneed to convey important information in the dream might reflect asense of calling and a desire to minister to others. Yet again, ifthe dream left feelings of shame and discomfort, it could mean thatyour own mind is warning you against judging others or trying toimpose your own views and opinions on those around you.
Depending on the emotions experienced in the dream, it mightreflect your urge to tell others (preach) about something importantyou have experienced. On the other hand, if the …dream wasuncomfortable or disturbing, your mind might be telling you thatyou have become too "preachy," alienating others by being too pushyabout your own opinions.
Prophecy is about the future. Preaching is like teaching.