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e·van·gel

 (ĭ-văn′jəl)
n.
1. The Christian gospel.
2. An evangelist.

[Middle English evaungel, from Late Latin ēvangelium, from Greek euangelion, good news, from euangelos, bringing good news : eu-, eu- + angelos, messenger.]

evangel

(ɪˈvændʒəl)
n
1. (Bible) archaic the gospel of Christianity
2. (Bible) (often capital) any of the four Gospels of the New Testament
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) any body of teachings regarded as central or basic
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) US an evangelist
[C14: from Church Latin ēvangelium, from Greek evangelion good news, from eu- + angelos messenger; see angel]

e•van•gel1

(ɪˈvæn dʒəl)

n.
2. (usu. cap.) any of the four Gospels.
3. a doctrine taken as a guide or regarded as of prime importance.
4. good news or tidings.
[1300–50; Middle English evangile (< Middle French) < Late Latin evangelium < Greek euangélion good news (see eu-, angel)]

e•van•gel2

(ɪˈvæn dʒəl)

n.
an evangelist.
[1585–95; < Late Latin evangelus < Greek euángelos bringing good news. See evangel1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evangel - the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachingsevangel - the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Synoptic Gospels, Synoptics - the first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view
Word of God - the message of the Gospel of Christ
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The new evangel was old when Nineveh reared her greatness to the sky.
Soldiers, better than other men, can appreciate the element of grandeur to be found in heroism in sabots, in the Evangel clad in rags.
rightly named," he said; "hath not God made thee an evangel to me?
Engelman holds a bachelor of science in English from Evangel University.
After graduating from high school, he spent time working at Standard Oil and a grocery store before enrolling at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.
in counseling psychology, a master of arts degree in counseling psychology from University of Notre Dame, and a bachelor of science degree in psychology and religious Studies from Evangel College.
Angelo Nino Santos, the lawyer of Durolfo's mother, Evangel, said they had already expected Ynchausti and the three other accused to deny the charges against them.
Memorial donations to Ronald McDonald House of Southwestern Ontario or Evangel Hall Mission would be greatly appreciated.
Non-profit Evangel Heights Assembly of God intends to sell a Pennsylvania AM station.
I wrote "Femmevangelical" to inspire spiritual (but perhaps not religious) folks to reclaim the original evangel of Jesus.
Helfrich said Oregon's coaches have watched film from last year of Nicholls, an FCS school that went 1-10 for the second consecutive year, with its lone win over Evangel University.
She earned a bachelor's degree from Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.