Associations to the word «Gospel»


GOSPEL, noun. The first section of the Christian New Testament scripture, comprising the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, concerned with the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus.
GOSPEL, noun. An account of the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus, generally written during the first several centuries of the Common Era.
GOSPEL, noun. A message expected to have positive reception or effect.
GOSPEL, noun. (Protestantism) the teaching of Divine grace as distinguished from the Law or Divine commandments
GOSPEL, noun. (uncountable) gospel music
GOSPEL, noun. (uncountable) That which is absolutely authoritative (definitive).
GOSPEL, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To instruct in the gospel.
GOSPEL, proper noun. (Christianity) Alternative spelling of gospel
GOSPEL, proper noun. (Christianity) One of the first four books of the New Testament, Matthew, Mark, Luke or John.
GOSPEL BIRD, noun. (US) (humorous) fried chicken
GOSPEL BLUES, noun. Alternative spelling of gospel-blues
GOSPEL MUSIC, noun. (music genre) A type of African American religious music based on folk music melodies with the addition of elements of spirituals and jazz.
GOSPEL SHOP, noun. (slang) A church.
GOSPEL SHOPS, noun. Plural of Gospel shop
GOSPEL TRUTH, noun. (often Christian) undeniable truth, such as that revealed by God
GOSPEL TRUTH, noun. Alternative spelling of gospel truth

Dictionary definition

GOSPEL, noun. The four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings.
GOSPEL, noun. An unquestionable truth; "his word was gospel".
GOSPEL, noun. Folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella 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).
GOSPEL, noun. The written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group.
GOSPEL, noun. A doctrine that is believed to be of great importance; "Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy