Definition of Gospel

  • Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

The followers of Jesus Christ are commanded by Jesus to preach/proclaim the gospel to all people all over the globe. Gospel means good news or glad tidings. When angels, for instance, came to shepherds at night proclaiming the birth of Jesus they mentioned their message as “good tidings”. The word they used for “good tidings” was the word for the gospel.

With sin in the world, there is a LOT of bad news. Sin is bad news. Yet, believers of Jesus Christ have good news. And we are responsible to proclaim this good news to everyone we meet. If you are interested in this good news, please continue reading the other articles in this series!