Definition for word gospels.

Gospel Gos"pel, n. [OE. gospel, godspel, AS. godspell; god God + spell story, tale. See God, and Spell, v.] 1. Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation. And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom. --Matt. iv. 23. The steadfast belief of the promises of the gospel. --Bentley. Note: It is probable that gospel is from. OE. godspel, God story, the narrative concerning God; but it was early confused with god spell, good story, good tidings, and was so used by the translators of the Authorized version of Scripture. This use has been retained in most cases in the Revised Version. Thus the literal sense [of gospel] is the ``narrative of God,' i. e., the life of Christ. --Skeat. 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. --Burke. 5. Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel. [Colloq.] If any one thinks this expression hyperbolical, I shall only ask him to read [OE]dipus, instead of taking the traditional witticisms about Lee for gospel. --Saintsbury., Gospel Gos"pel, a. Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness. --Bp. Warburton., Gospel Gos"pel, v. t. To instruct in the gospel. [Obs.] --Shak.

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- a gospel is an account describing the life, death, and resurrection of jesus of nazareth . four canonical gospels of matthew , mark ,
- gospel music is a music genre. the creation, performance, significance, and even the definition of gospel music varies according to
- the gospel according to john (greek τὸ κατὰ Ἰωάννην εὐαγγέλιον), commonly referred to as the gospel of john or simply john, is an
- the gospel according to matthew. (κατὰ Ματθαῖον εὐαγγέλιον, kata matthaion euangelion, τὸ εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ματθαῖον
- the gospel according to luke. (Τὸ κατὰ Λουκᾶν εὐαγγέλιον. to kata loukan euangelion), commonly shortened to the gospel of luke or simply luke
- the gospel according to mark. (τὸ κατὰ Μᾶρκον εὐαγγέλιον. to kata markon euangelion), commonly shortened to the gospel of mark or simply mark
- urban/contemporary gospel is a modern form of christian music that expresses either personal or a communal belief regarding christian
- according to the hypothesis, the authors of the gospel of matthew and the gospel of luke then used the gospel of mark and the hypothetical
- southern gospel music—at one time also known as 'quartet music'—is music whose lyrics are written to express either personal or a communal
- the gospel book, evangelion, or book of the gospels (greek. grc , Εὐαγγέλιον four gospel s of the christian new testamentnormally all four.

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