What is the meaning of Gospel?


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