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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)

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.

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."