Evangelical Definition

-jĕlĭk
evangelicals
adjective
In, of, or according to the Gospels or the teaching of the New Testament.
Webster's New World
Of, relating to, or being a Christian church believing in the Bible as the sole source of religious authority, in salvation only through conversion and spiritual regeneration, and in the necessity of public witness to faith.
American Heritage
Of or relating to the Lutheran churches in Germany and Switzerland.
American Heritage
Designating or of any of various Protestant sects with this belief.
Webster's New World
Of a Protestant tradition that emphasizes salvation by faith and rejects the efficacy of the sacraments and good works alone.
Webster's New World
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noun
evangelicals
A member of an evangelical church.
Webster's New World
An advocate of evangelicalism.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Evangelical

Noun

Singular:
evangelical
Plural:
evangelicals

Origin of Evangelical

  • evangelic +‎ -al, from Old French evangelique, from Latin evangelium, from Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (euangelion, “good news”)

    From Wiktionary

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