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gospel
as in:  a gospel song


The earliest surviving complete copy of the gospels dates back to the 4th century.
  the religious teachings of Jesus

or:

one of the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that Christian’s believe tell the story of Jesus Christ’s life and teachings

or:

a type of vocal music that originated in African-American churches in the United States
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  • The earliest surviving complete copy of the gospels dates back to the 4th century.
  • She quoted from the Gospel of John.
  • The story is told in the gospel of John:
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Do you read the Gospel, Mr. Proctor?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible

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  • It wasn’t a gospel tune exactly, but it carried all the personality of one.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • We didn’t like for him to listen to the radio, either; ’less he was listening to gospel music on Sundays.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • He supposed that the intent of the Gospels was to teach people, among other things, to be merciful, even to the lowest of the low.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • They will be the young high school and college students, the young ministers of the gospel and a host of their elders, courageously and nonviolently sitting in at lunch counters and willingly going to jail for conscience’ sake.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • And the author of the Gospel of John never mentions his own name...
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • HALE: You surely do not fly against the Gospel, the Gospel—
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible

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  • HALE: You surely do not fly against the Gospel, the Gospel—
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • PROCTOR: She believe in the Gospel, every word!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • ELIZABETH: Question Abigail Williams about the Gospel, not myself!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • PROCTOR: She do not mean to doubt the Gospel, sir, you cannot think it.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • DANFORTH: You are in all respects a Gospel Christian?
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • PROCTOR: I read the Gospel.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
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Associated words [difficulty]:   gospel [2] , baptism [1] , Holy Communion [5] , The Trinity [5] , invocation [5] , Advent [6] , Eucharist [7] , ecumenical [7]
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