the teachings of Jesus and the apostles; the Christian revelation.
the story of Christ's life and teachings, especially as contained in the first four books of the New Testament, namely Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
(usually initial capital letter) any of these four books.
something regarded as true and implicitly believed: to take his report for gospel.
a doctrine regarded as of prime importance: political gospel.
glad tidings, especially concerning salvation and the kingdom of God as announced to the world by Christ.
(often initial capital letter)Ecclesiastical. an extract from one of the four Gospels, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain churches.
of, relating to, or proclaiming the gospel or its teachings: a gospel preacher.
in accordance with the gospel; evangelical.
- non·gos·pel, adjective
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How to use gospel in a sentence
You should also tell your clients that the metrics reported in these tools are not to be taken for gospel.
I also wanted to be able to demonstrate that the data from SEO tools shouldn’t be taken for gospel, but rather, they should be used for broad trend identification and quick-and-dirty competitor analysis.
Because Gitlab makes money by selling software that helps programmers do their jobs without a physical office, it also benefits from spreading its own, WFH brand of gospel.Want to know how to WFH better? There’s a class for that | Michal Lev-Ram, writer | September 22, 2020 | Fortune
Arthur Daniels, an 86-year-old deacon who liked to sing gospel songs, was living in an outdated nursing home when the pandemic arrived.He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million. | by Max Blau for Georgia Health News | September 22, 2020 | ProPublica
Carlson says early on, whenever Lee or Michael Dearing, one of her professors at Stanford, would give her a piece of advice, she felt like it was the gospel.‘Don’t wait to be perfect:’ 4 top startup tips from a unicorn’s founder and investor | Beth Kowitt | September 6, 2020 | Fortune
As it currently stands, the Via Dolorosa follows the account given in the gospel of John.
The rest of the episode follows Carrie spreading the gospel of her indignance over the thoughtless goodbye.Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More | Kevin Fallon | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And its mean-hearted message, in my opinion, has corrupted the social gospel.
To get into that emotional state, she played gospel music her grandmother had played.
We think of Christianity as sexless, this [gospel] says that sex is sacred.
The spread of the holy gospel and uninterrupted preaching went on until the return of the ambassador.
The extent to which the man was lowered and lost in the risen Lord is especially revealed in the fourth gospel.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
I gib ten dollars toward de stated preaching ob de gospel de fus' year, and de peepil all call me Brudder Dickson.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
These are points that will help us signally in any attempt to understand such a story as the gospel story of the Resurrection.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
That the whole people will, in gospel times, be united in such a relation the voice of prophecy would seem to indicate.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for gospel (1 of 2)
Also called: gospel truth an unquestionable truth: to take someone's word as gospel
a doctrine maintained to be of great importance
Black religious music originating in the churches of the Southern states of the United States
the message or doctrine of a religious teacher
the story of Christ's life and teachings as narrated in the Gospels
the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ
(as modifier): the gospel story
British Dictionary definitions for Gospel (2 of 2)
any of the first four books of the New Testament, namely Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
a reading from one of these in a religious service
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Cultural definitions for gospel
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