Definitions of gospel

  1. To instruct in the gospel.
  2. Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
  3. One of the four narratives of the life and death of Jesus Christ, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
  4. A selection from one of the gospels, for use in a religious service; as, the gospel for the day.
  5. Any system of religious doctrine; sometimes, any system of political doctrine or social philosophy; as, this political gospel.
  6. Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel.
  7. To instruct in the gospel; to fill with sentiments of religion.
  8. the body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
  9. four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
  10. 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)
  11. the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
  12. Good news or tidings, especially the announcement of the galvation of mankind by Jesus Christ; the general doctrines of the New Testament; something received as absolutely true; any doctrine earnestly advocated by its supporters; Gospel, the history of the life and doctrines of Jesus Christ, contained in the four books, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; one of these books; a selection from these in the church service.
  13. The Christian revelation; one of the four narratives of the life of Christ.
  14. Good news, especially the tidings of salvation through Jesus Christ.
  15. One of the four memoirs of Christ in the New Testament.
  16. The revelation of the grace of God through Christ; a history of the life and doctrines of Christ; a selection from the latter used in Church service; a system or principle professed or preached as a kind of gospel.
  17. Literally, good tidings; one of the four histories of Christ handed down to us by the inspired writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; the whole system of the Christian faith; God's word; general doctrines of the New Test.
  18. Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
  19. Relating to, or in accordance with, the gospel.
  20. According to the gospel.
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