altar call


noun

an evangelist preacher's invitation at the end of the sermon, asking people to come forward to acknowledge a conversion.

Nearby words

  1. altamonte springs,
  2. altar,
  3. altar board,
  4. altar boy,
  5. altar bread,
  6. altar card,
  7. altar cloth,
  8. altar girl,
  9. altar of repose,
  10. altar rail

Origin of altar call

First recorded in 1945–50

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