The gospel is defined as the Christian teaching about the life of Jesus, the books in which this information is written, or other information which is said to be total truth.(noun)
An example of the gospel is the Book of Luke in the Bible.
The definition of gospel is relating to information about Jesus.(adjective)
An example of gospel used as an adjective is in the phrase "gospel music," which means songs of praise about Christ.
See gospel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME godspell, gospel (with assimilated -d-) < OE gōdspel, orig., good story, good news: intended as transl. of LL(Ec) evangelium (see evangel), tidings, but later by shortening of o it became gŏdspel as if < god, God + spel, story
See gospel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English gōdspel (ultimately translation of Greek euangelion)
Origin: : gōd, good; see good
Origin: + spel, news.
Learn more about gospel