Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
One of the four narratives of the life and death of Jesus Christ, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
The final lesson in The Word of God taken from one of the four Gospels in the New Testament. It is normally read by a deacon or priest, and as a sign of reverence, the people and assisting ministers stand when the Gospel is proclaimed (see BCP, 326 or 357).
Greek word meaning Good News. The third reading in the liturgy, taken from the first four books of the New Testament.
Good news. The message that God's love for the Human Race is so great that he sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins. Also a term used to refer to the four biblical accounts of Jesus' ministry (the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John).
This has three main meanings: One of the four books at the start of the Christian Scriptures which give an account of Jesus' life and which were accepted into the official canon of the Christian Scriptures (New Testament); e.g. the Gospel of Mark. One of the many dozens of books about the life of Jesus, of which only four made it into the official canon; e.g. the Gospel of Thomas. The message, found mainly in the writings of Paul, that the a person's belief that Jesus was resurrected will cause God to forgive their sins.
The â€œgood newsâ€ of Godâ€(tm)s plan for the salvation of mankind. At the center of His plan is the Atoning sacrifice of His son Jesus Christ, in whom alone salvation is possible. In its fulness, the gospel includes all of the commandments, principles, ordinances, and covenants whereby human beings can be forgiven of sin, overcome the world, and attain immortality and eternal life in the kingdom of God.
The plan of salvation, which embraces all that is necessary for us to be saved and exalted; the good news that Jesus is the Christ.
One of the first four books of the New Testament. At the Divine Liturgy the Deacon intines the Gospel. At the Vigil, the reading is done by the Bishop or Priest.
Name given to the early 20th century Protestant Christian movement or perspective that placed its emphasis on the application to modern society of the principles of the Gospel. see also Liberal, Modernist.
From the Old English godspell, meaning "good story" or "good news," which originated from the Greek euangelion (evangel). First used to describe the good news of Christ and his teachings of redemption and later ascribed to the New Testament letters of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, the first three of which have become known as the Synoptic Gospels due to their harmonized view of the life and teachings of Jesus. A gospeller is either a person who reads the Gospel in church services, one who claims sole possession of gospel truth, or a Puritan.
The Gospel is the Good News of Jesus. There are four Gospels in the Bible.
Literally, "good news." The story of Christ's life, His death and resurrection, as described from different perspectives by eye-witness authors, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Their four individual records of Christ are each called a Gospel, entitled with each authors name — which comprise the first four books of the New Testament. "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek" (Rom. 1:16).
A translation of the Greek euaggelion, meaning good news. Beginning in the eleventh century, it refers to the literary genre that tells the story of the "good news," which is the life and death of Jesus.
The part of the New Testamen about the life of Jesus. Gospel means 'good news'.
literally, "the good news." The term comes from the ancient title announcing the ascension of a new ruler to the throne. The Christian gospel is summarized in the statement, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!" (Matt. 3:2; 4:17).
The good news, or message, of how Jesus Christ redeemed, or paid for, the sins of man by dying on the cross. The substitutionary death of Christ. (Isaiah 53) Hellenism - The thought and culture of ancient Greece. Hermeneutics - the art or science of the interpretation of literature
The proclamation of the redemption preached by Jesus and the Apostles, which is the central content of Christian revelation. Also, the first four New Testament books, describing the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus and recording his teaching.
good news; especially, the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ who died and whom God has raised from the dead.
the entire "good news" of God's ability to redeem as seen throughout Scripture and as fulfilled in the ministry of Jesus Christ.
a style of singing which involves a good deal body movement, shaking of arms, heads, hips and voices in order to "Praise the Lord, whoa, yeah"
The Good News. It is the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is the power of God for salvation. Romans 1:16; Romans 6:3-11; Mark 16:15; Galatians 1:6-7; Ephesians 1:13
four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
a literary genre -- established by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John -- focusing on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus," Father O'Collins said
an account of the life of Jesus of Nazareth
a theological narrative about Jesus Christ
a unique literary genre
the books of the New Testament of the Bible detailing the life of Christ and the immediate aftermath of his death and resurrection; comprises the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
Music played in black Christian churches, usually ecstatic in nature
From an Old English word meaning â€œGood News.â€ The central message of Christianity, that humanity can be free from sin, doubt and despair. The word also refers to the four main books of the Christian Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
the Good News of Christ proclaimed by the church: the writings of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John which are part of the New Testament of the Christian Bible
Just as Jesus taught and preached amongst the people – so the priest comes down and stands amongst the people to read Jesus words to us called the Gospel, which means ‘Good News'.
the "good news" of the first century biographic writings of The New Testament by Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke and John regarding the life, person and teachings of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, and the founding of His Church
(Literally "good news," a literal translation of the Greek word "euangelion.") The story of Yeshua who "died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and . . . was buried and . . . rose again the third day according to the Scriptures." (I Corinthians 15:3,4)
In Christian usage, the story of Christ’s life and teaching, as related in the first four books of the New Testament, traditionally ascribed to the Evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Also used to designate an illuminated cop of the same, sometimes called a Gospel Lectionary. See Mass.
The Good News of Jesus Christ; a passage from one of the Gospels is read at the Holy Eucharist
Usually refers to a Bible reading from the New Testament books of Matthew, Mark, Luke or John
Any reading from Matthew, Mark, Luke or John in the New Testament.
'Glad Tidings' preached by Christ and his apostles. 'Good news' (of salvation), Anglo-Saxon 'God,' and 'spell,' a narrative, or 'God-story' of Revelation.
book containing the first four books of the New Testament; Matthew, Mark, Luke and John; detailing the life, death and resurrection of Christ
The English word "gospel" (from Anglo-Saxon godspel) or "good news" translates the Greek euangelion. Originally in Christian usage it meant the good news of God's saving act in Jesus Christ, focused on the cross and resurrection (1 Cor. 15:1-11).
One of the first four books of the Bible's New Testament (the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), which describe Jesus' life, teachings, death and resurrection.
literally means "good news".
A doctrine or truth, often religious. The four New Testament Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) describe the life and teachings of Jesus.
literally the 'good news' about Jesus Christ; proclamation of who Jesus Christ is
(Greek: euaggelion; Latin: evangelium) â€œGood newsâ€ or â€œglad tidings,â€ specifically the Good News of Yeshua's life, death, and resurrection for our salvation, healing, and provision; and the hope of eternal life that Yeshua made available to us by God's grace.
(literally "good news") The good news or glad tidings about Jesus Plural. The first four works of the Christian scriptures (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Jesus.
Old English term for good news ( godspell), a translation of the Greek term for the same; a literary genre represented in the New Testament by four books (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) and in the New Testament apocrypha by sixteen other books. The canonical gospels tell the story of the public life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. They were written between 65–100 C.E.
The good news of God's everlasting kingdom to be established on earth after Christ's return and how we may be a part of that kingdom. This message was central to the teaching of Jesus Christ and the apostles. The term is used about 100 times in the New Testament.
Comes from an old word meaning 'Good News'. It is used for the four versions of Christ's life in the New Testament.
Gospel means "good news" or "glad tidings," specifically the Good News of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection for our salvation, healing, and provision; and the hope of eternal life that Jesus made available to us by God's grace.
from the Old English god spel, or "good news." In the Christian tradition, it refers to the grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ. It also refers collectively to the New Testament literary genre composed of the four books (Mark, Matthew, Luke and John), or "gospels," that provide narratives of Jesus' birth, ministry, death and resurrection. See also Euangelion, Synoptic Tradition.
literally means "good information".
the good news of how Christ, by His death and resurrection, took away our sin and offers us the gift of eternal life
This word comes from the Anglo-Saxon word 'godspel' which means " good news". In the Christian understanding the 'Good News' or 'Gospel' is the message about Jesus, that He came to suffer and die for the sins of the world, so that whoever believes and trusts in Him may receive forgiveness from God and eternal life. The Gospels are also the four New Testament books which tell the story of Jesus - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Sometimes they are called the Four Evangelists. The word 'evangel' comes from the Greek word for 'good news' - euangellion
the good news that God sent his Son Jesus to take away the sins of the world or one of the first four books of the New Testament which recount the words, life, suffering, death, and resurrection of our Savior. The word gospel is sometimes used in a broad sense to include all the teachings of the Bible.
The Gospel in Christian liturgy refers to a reading from the Gospels used during various religious services and mass. In many Christian churches, all Christians present stand when a passage from one of the Gospels is read publicly, and sit when a passage from a different part of the Bible is read. The reading of the Gospels, often contained in a liturgical edition containing only the four Gospels, is traditionally done by a minister or priest, and in many traditions is brought into the midst of the congregation to be read.