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Origin of gospel
OTHER WORDS FROM gospelnon·gos·pel, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gospels (1 of 2)
- 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
Word Origin for gospel
British Dictionary definitions for gospels (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for gospels (1 of 2)
The first four books of the New Testament, which tell the life story of Jesus and explain the significance of his message. Gospel means “good news” — in this case, the news of the salvation (see also salvation) made possible by the death and Resurrection of Jesus. The four Gospels are attributed to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.