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Definition of gospel:

  1. A selection from one of the gospels, for use in a religious service; as, the gospel for the day.
  2. Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
  3. Any system of religious doctrine; sometimes, any system of political doctrine or social philosophy; as, this political gospel.
  4. Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel.
  5. Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
  6. One of the four narratives of the life and death of Jesus Christ, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
  7. To instruct in the gospel.

Synonyms:

Bible, acid jazz, testament, backing, culture, dogma, the Good Book, gospel singing, religious doctrine, canon law, the New Testament, backup, creed, Holy Writ, OT, the Cross, philosophy, the spirit of the times/age, theory, ground, bhangra, frame of reference, ambient, blues, bebop, acid house, Epistle, the Holy Bible, canonical, Eden, biblical, the Fall, scripture, the Creation, commandment, cardinal sin, evangel, the Bible, creationism, the Old Testament, church doctrine, gospels, bluegrass, ism, gospel truth, the Crucifixion, authority, background music.

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