gospel gospel  /ˈɡɑ spəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
  2. (n) an unquestionable truth
  3. (n) 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)
  4. (n) the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
  5. (n) a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance

Usage(s):

  1. The Christian has to look at Iraq and see persons desperately in need of the gospel.
  2. Meyer, 61, offers a gospel of prosperity that promises that God rewards tithing with his blessing.
  3. Most gospel singers tend to hitch their style to one type of gospel belting.

News

  1. Gospel Rescue Mission Upgrading Center

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The men’s Gospel Rescue Mission is able to help more in need through some grant dollars. The mission is spending the remaining 100 thousand dollars it received from the M.J. Murdock foundation in July 2012. Administrators plan to upgrade the kitchen equipment and purchase items like a vacuum sealer to store the … Continue reading »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

  2. Gospel industry remembers veteran Donna Creer

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -An Arkansas Gospel music legend and her husband are dead after a fire broke out in their Little Rock home. The bodies of Donna and Donald Creer were found early Wednesday morning after what investigators are describing as a suspicious fire.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KATV Little Rock

  3. Gospel Industry Veteran Donna Creer and Husband Killed in 'Suspicious' Fire

    Donna Creer, a major influential figure in the gospel music industry, died in her bed early Wednesday morning along with her husband, Donald Creer, after a suspected arsonist set fire to their home.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

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Quotes

  1. "We are dedicated ...... to teaching the gospel of peace, to the promotion of civility and mutual respect among people everywhere, to bearing witness to the living reality of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the practice of his teachings in our daily...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Gordon B Hinckley Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "This is a great day for gospel music," said Sheard, who has enthralled audiences with her multi-octave voice for decades and shows no sign of stopping. "There were days when it was not played on the radio. Now, it's being accepted on R&B...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Karen Clark Sheard Source: The Canadian Press

  3. Looking at the Gospel parable, Benedict XVI noted that "this page of the Gospel applies to our own way of thinking and acting; it applies especially to those peoples who have received the proclamation of the Gospel. If we look at history, we are...
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: AsiaNews.it

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