- Word History
|part of speech:
||(often capitalized) the lessons taught by Jesus Christ and his apostles.
||(capitalized) any of the four accounts of Jesus Christ's life, death, and teachings in the New Testament books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
||anything that is held on faith to be completely true or of great importance.
Many people take what they see on the news as gospel.
- similar words:
- belief, doctrine
comes from two early English words that together mean "a good story."