1.Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
The steadfast belief of the promises of the gospel.
- Bentley.
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.
5.Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel.
a.1.Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
v. t.1.To instruct in the gospel.
Noun1.Gospel - four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
Synonyms: evangel, Gospels
2.gospel - an unquestionable truth; "his word was gospel"
Synonyms: gospel truth
3.gospel - a genre of a capella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
Synonyms: gospel singing
4.Gospelgospel - the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
5.gospel - a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance; "Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed"
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