expository expository


  • (adj) serving to expound or set forth


  1. Substance: Crisply specific on his economic platform, and personal and expository on the importance to regular Americans of the financial bailout.
  2. And because Charlie Wilson is a comedy with reams of expository dialogue, it calls on one of Hoffman's undersung gifts: line-reading.
  3. The dialogue can be thuddingly expository, and with so many new faces each week, the characterizations are sketchy.



  1. "God's means of equipping His people in His truth is the preaching of God's Word, which is to be the central act of worship," Mohler said. "And we exist as a seminary to make sure that the two words put together 'expository preaching' become...
    on Jun 23, 2005 By: Albert Mohler Source: BP News

  2. "I play a character that has a lot of expository dialogue; I'm the only person in 'Die Hard' who talks, and doesn't shoot somebody," Smith said. "When I got there, I was like, '[director] Len [Wiseman], can I get a gun?' He's like, 'No.' But...
    on Jan 13, 2007 By: Kevin Smith Source: ComingSoon.net

  3. "Our main goal is to provide information for young pastors and teach them how to do expository messages and how to preach through the Bible," the younger Vines said of the purpose of Jerry Vines Ministries.
    on Feb 10, 2006 By: Jerry Vines Source: Florida Baptist Witness

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