Definition of rehearsal sermon in English:

rehearsal sermon


Christian Church
  • A sermon that summarizes or responds to an earlier one; specifically any of the sermons delivered on the first Sunday after Easter, especially at St Paul's Cross, London, constituting the final part of the Easter sermon series, and intended to summarize or respond to the preceding four Easter sermons.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Miles Coverdale (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter.