Contained in, or relating to, the four Gospels; as, the evangelical history.
Belonging to, agreeable or consonant to, or contained in, the gospel, or the truth taught in the New Testament; as, evangelical religion.
Earnest for the truth taught in the gospel; strict in interpreting Christian doctrine; preëminently orthodox; -- technically applied to that party in the Church of England, and in the Protestant Episcopal Church, which holds the doctrine of "Justification by Faith alone;" the Low Church party. The term is also applied to other religious bodies not regarded as orthodox.
Adhering to a form of Christianity characterized by a conservative interpretation of the bible, but disavowing the label 'bdfundamentalist`'b8.
" Evangelical" is not a well-defined term with a universally accepted meaning. It normally refers to a major portion of the conservative "wing" of Protestant Christianity. In a study comparing Evangelical and mainline denominations, a Princeton University study included the following as Evangelical denominations: Assemblies of God, Southern Baptists, Independent Baptists, black Protestants, African Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion; Church of Christ, Churches of God in Christ, Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, National Baptist Church, National Progressive Baptist Church, Nondenominational, Pentecostal denominations, and the Presbyterian Church in America.
Adjective meaning "pertaining to the gospels"; derived from the Greek word euangelion, "good news", which was an early Christian description of their message and a term for the books - gospels - in which that message was recorded. (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 362)
Having an strong emphasis on proclaiming the Gospel.
The word "evangelical" comes from the word "euangelion," which means "Good News," or "Gospel.". Briefly stated, an evangelical is a Christian who believes, lives and wants to share the gospel message.
A term to describe those with devotion to the Gospel of Jesus instead of the ecclesiastical or rationalistic forms of Christianity — Spiritual mindedness and zeal for Christ rather than ritualism.
group or church placing particular emphasis on the gospel and the scriptures as the path to salvation
A movement in church history started at the Protestant reformation. Most believe in an inerrant scripture, and a born again experience required for salvation based on John 3:3, Ephesians 2:8-9.
"To bring good news" of or according to the Gospels or the New Testment.
level: Comprehensive (3) [ order by level] A type of Christian religious fundamentalism that emphasizes witnessing one's faith to other people.
order by term] level: Comprehensive (3) A type of Christian religious fundamentalism that emphasizes witnessing one's faith to other people.
relating to or being a Christian church believing in personal conversion and the inerrancy of the Bible especially the 4 Gospels; "evangelical Christianity"; "an ultraconservative evangelical message"
of or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament
a Christian whose church stresses the life of Christ as represented in the books of the Four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
a gospel man, a gospel woman
a person who believes that the bible is the Word of God, that Jesus is the Son of God, and that you must be born again
Of or according to the teaching of the gospel.
Christians who believe in the authority of the Bible and the need of forgiveness through Jesus Christ
adj., n. pertaining to (or an entity adhering to) the biblical Christian doctrine that man cannot save himself from his sin and guilt by means of works of any kind, but that salvation is granted freely in the kindness of God by means of genuine faith in Him and His promise as revealed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.[The term “gospel” derives from “Godspell” in old English, meaning “good news”; the Greek word used in the New Testament for “gospel” is euaggelion, which transliterates to “euaggelion,” and from which is derived the English the root word “evangel”.].
Formed from the noun evangel (from the Greek euanggelion, "good news"), evangelicals reflect a characteristic emphasis on personal religion and religious emotion, personal conversion, the authority of the Bible as centered in the revelation of God in Christ, the importance of justification by faith, the preaching of the Word and the study of the gospel, the centrality of the cross for salvation, the importance of the believer's direct relationship with God, and a desire for pure and undefiled religion which included a strong aversion to worldliness and threats to public morals.
Refers to Christians who emphasize the need for a definite commitment to faith in Christ and a duty by believers to persuade others to accept Christ.
An Episcopalian who identifies with the teachings of Protestantism and the Reformed tradition, emphasizing Scripture and the importance of individual conscience. Evangelicals are sometimes called ï3/4“low churchï3/4” because they believe that Christ allows great freedom in organizing the Church and its liturgical practices. Within Anglicanism, the term does not have the same meaning it has within American Protestantism, where the term usually refers to Christians who emphasize salvation and conversion.
Faith based on the foundational teachings of Scripture - particularly emphasizing the inerrancy of Scripture and the Reformation doctrines of salvation by grace. (contra "Evangelism" which is the act of proclaiming those truths).
Any religious activity with an emphasis on encouraging others to accept Jesus Christ.
gospel preaching. Lutheran congregations and synods that include " evangelical" in their name wish to emphasize the fact that they believe in salvation by grace through faith apart from works.