Rebuking sentence example
In those days it was by no means unusual to hear the parson publicly rebuking offenders - even calling them by name.
It was necessary for the organization to put someone in charge of rebuking those who did not follow their ordinances.
It was rare to see a parent rebuking their children in the tight-knit community; instead they were constantly encouraging their children.
The great bishop St Nicetius (528-566), who was banished for rebuking the vices of king Clotaire I.
His enemies accused him before a synod of French bishops (602) for keeping Easter according to the old British and now unorthodox way, and a more powerful conspiracy was organized against him at the court of Burgundy for boldly rebuking the crimes of King Theuderich II.Advertisement
In the latter city his courage in rebuking the wife of Bentivoglio, the reigning lord, for interrupting divine service by her noisy entrance nearly cost him his life.
The severe Wilson, while rebuking her gaieties, allows that she was "a good woman," and that her character would stand the most prying investigation.
In rebuking it James unconsciously retracts the misapplied Pauline principle itself.
The incident of Jesus rebuking the man who called him good is a case in point.
The babysitter wanted to avoid rebuking the kids, but it was necessary when they continued to be disobedient.Advertisement
As part of the university's early childhood research, there will be a study on the effectiveness of rebuking as a disciplinary action.