1. Proper noun.  (Christianity) (alternative spelling of, gospel) .
  2. Proper noun.  (Christianity) One of the first four books of the New Testament, Matthew, Mark, Luke or John.
  3. Noun.  The first section of the Christian New Testament scripture, comprising the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, concerned with the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus.
  4. Noun.  An account of the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus, generally written during the first several centuries of the Common Era.
  5. Noun.  A message expected to have positive reception or effect.
  6. Noun.  (context, Protestantism) the teaching of Divine grace as distinguished from the Law or Divine commandments.
  7. Noun.  (uncountable) gospel music.
  8. Noun.  (uncountable) That which is absolutely authoritative (gloss, definitive) .

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