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

Definition (noun): an unquestionable truth

Example: his word was gospel

Definition (noun): folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)

Definition (noun): the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group

Definition (noun): a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance

Example: Newton’s writings were gospel for those who followed