Gospel


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the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings

an unquestionable truth

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folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response

a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance

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It was at this juncture that John Starhurst proclaimed that he would carry the Gospel from coast to coast of the Great Land, and that he would begin by penetrating the mountain fastnesses of the headwaters of the Rewa River.
To his fellow missionaries he explained that he was not bent upon martyrdom; that the call had come for him to carry the Gospel into Viti Levu, and that he was merely obeying the Lord's wish.
But on the following Friday he was waited upon by the Pillars of the Church, who informed him that in order to be in harmony with the New Theology and get full advantage of modern methods of Gospel interpretation they had deemed it advisable to make a change.
During these days he labored to compose two works well worthy to be remembered besides the lessons we had from him, and singing of psalms: that is, he translated the Gospel of St.
The list of plays thus presented commonly included: The Fall of Lucifer; the Creation of the World and the Fall of Adam; Noah and the Flood; Abraham and Isaac and the promise of Christ's coming; a Procession of the Prophets, also foretelling Christ; the main events of the Gospel story, with some additions from Christian tradition; and the Day of Judgment.
Of all the Gospel those words are the only ones remembered.
Sancho took out some lint and ointment from the alforjas; but when Don Quixote came to see his helmet shattered, he was like to lose his senses, and clapping his hand upon his sword and raising his eyes to heaven, be said, "I swear by the Creator of all things and the four Gospels in their fullest extent, to do as the great Marquis of Mantua did when he swore to avenge the death of his nephew Baldwin
He found that he could look back upon the brass and bombast of his earlier gospels and see them truly.
The Bible itself was not much known to me at an age when most children have been obliged to read it several times over; the gospels were indeed familiar, and they have always been to me the supreme human story; but the rest of the New Testament I had not read when a man grown, and only passages of the Old Testament, like the story of the Creation, and the story of Joseph, and the poems of Job and Ecclesiastes, with occasional Psalms.
The Passion Narrative is discussed briefly, also in comparison with the Gospel of Peter.
The Festival of Hope 08 on June 14will be a jam-packed day, with Gospel artists, musicians and dancers from the UK and around the world taking over to entertain and inspire.
The gospel, he writes "is a genre of communication which is at once particular and communicable, by virtue of the communicators' uncoerced and noncoercive submission to the host culture.
Nor can anyone say that the good reverend doesn't practice the prosperity gospel he preaches.
I know that this book by Maria Valtorta is not inspired by the Holy Spirit as the Gospels are, but I feel that there is more truth in Valtorta's book than in the Gospel of Judas.
The observances start tonight with the Antelope Valley Gospel Feast, featuring vocal groups, singers and dancers under the theme ``God Bless America.