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Definition of "gospel" []

  • The proclamation of the redemption preached by Jesus and the Apostles, which is the central content of Christian revelation. (noun)
  • Bible One of the first four New Testament books, describing the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus and recording his teaching. (noun)
  • A similar narrative. (noun)
  • A lection from any of the first four New Testament books included as part of a religious service. (noun)
  • A teaching or doctrine of a religious teacher. (noun)
  • An unquestionable truth (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A doctrine maintained to be of great importance (noun)
  • Black religious music originating in the churches of the Southern states of the United States (noun)
  • The message or doctrine of a religious teacher (noun)
  • The story of Christ's life and teachings as narrated in the Gospels (noun)
  • The good news of salvation in Jesus Christ (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)

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Use "gospel" in a sentence
  • "Christ _may be denied in words; or in works; or by a perversion of the gospel, causing it to become another gospel_."
  • "The word gospel comes from the Anglo-Saxon “god-spell,” i.e., the life of Christ with His message of redemption."
  • "And second, I believe the word gospel in the context of faith has only one meaning."