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Definition of Gospel

Gospel

  1. Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
  2. One of the four narratives of the life and death of Jesus Christ, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
  3. A selection from one of the gospels, for use in a religious service; as, the gospel for the day.
  4. Any system of religious doctrine; sometimes, any system of political doctrine or social philosophy; as, this political gospel.
  5. Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel.
  6. Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
  7. To instruct in the gospel.

Gospel Quotations

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Winston Churchill

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
Francis of Assisi

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
Barbara Smith

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.
Saint Augustine

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Martin Luther
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Gospel Translations

gospel in Dutch is evangelie
gospel in German is Evangelium, Evangelien
gospel in Norwegian is evangelium
gospel in Spanish is evangelio
gospel in Swedish is evangelium

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