Pulpit

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Pulpit Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

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  • a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

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Pulpit Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A pulpit (from Latin pulpitum "scaffold", "platform", "stage") is a small lifted platform where a member of the clergy stands to read a Gospel lesson, or give a sermon. In some Protestant churches, the pulpit is thought to be the most important piece of furniture in the sanctuary.



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* I do not come into this pulpit hoping that perhaps somebody will of his own free will return to Christ. My hope lies in another quarter. I hope that my Master will lay hold of some of them and say, You are mine, and you shall be mine. I claim you for myself. My hope arises from the freeness of grace, and not from the freedom of the will. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon


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  • Rauner, Quinn take governor campaign to pulpit
    Republican challenger Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made their campaign pitches from the pulpit Sunday, visiting African-American churches as they compete for the critical black vote in the close contest. Read more on this news related to 'Pulpit'
  • From the Pulpit: What's the role of Christianity in America?
    One of the most misunderstood doctrines in America is that of separation of church and state. Read more on this news related to 'Pulpit'
  • The Houston Subpoenas and the Criminalization of the Pulpit
    The first step toward criminalization of the American pulpit may have just been taken in Houston. It is a frightening moment not just for the church in America's fourth largest city, but for the pulpit throughout the United States. Read more on this news related to 'Pulpit'

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