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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of gospel.
  • proper n. One of the first four books of the New Testament, Matthew, Mark, Luke or John.


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  • But he was almost always going about all the parishes [595] serving the Gospel, [596] and _living of the Gospel_, [597] as the Lord appointed for him when he said, _The labourer is worthy of his hire.

    St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

  • Origen; on Celsus, 7; on the authorship of the Fourth Gospel, 216; of the Apocalypse, 216; uses the _Gospel according to the Hebrews_, 152 n; quotes the Ignatian Epistles, 80, 82; his accuracy in textual criticism, 269; his use of the word 'oracles', 174

    Essays on the work entitled "Supernatural Religion"

  • Thus, short as his Gospel is, he alone has εἰσ-πορεύεσθαι, ἐκ-πορεύεσθαι, συμ-πορεύεσθαι, παρα-πορεύεσθαι, _oftener than all the other three Evangelists put together_, — viz. twenty-four times against their nineteen: while the compound προσπορεύεσθαι is _peculiar to his Gospel_. —

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • Are we winning people to an attractive and easy gospel, health and wealth, forgiveness without true repentance Gospel?

    Kingdom Living

  • a Greek St Matthew in existence in his day, 168 sq; identical with the extant Gospel, 169 sq; relation of the Hebrew to the Greek Gospel, 170; confused with the _Gospel according to the Hebrews_, by Jerome, 285; perhaps by Papias, 170; motive of Papias 'allusion, 208; quoted in the Epistle of Barnabas as' Scripture, '227

    Essays on the work entitled "Supernatural Religion"

  • Verses of S. Mark’s Gospel, even though he left them out: (496) while the original S.ribe of the Codex S.naiticus (א) is declared by Tischendorf to have actually _omitted the concluding verse of S. John’s Gospel_, — in which unenviable peculiarity _it stands alone among MS..

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • There is much preaching _about_ Christ's death which fails to be a preaching _of_ Christ's death, and therefore to be in the full sense of the term Gospel Preaching, because it ignores this.

    God's Plan with Men

  • The message of the Gospel is the lens through which the whole of scripture is to be interpreted.

    Civil Rights

  • Come to me, all of you, and be filled with my fruits. the Gospel is the well-known passage from the Marian Masses in which Christ praises His Mother as blessed and includes all those who mother God spiritually through hearing and keeping His word.

    A Little Rock'n'Roll with our Elevenses

  • My darling had but few superstitions: her spiritually informed intelligence rose superior to vulgar signs and dreams, and saw through the little warnings and wonders of darker and less pure minds with a science of its own, which she called Gospel light.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866

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