What is the GOSPEL?

The Gospel is “Good News”:

1.  the teachings of Jesus and the apostles; the Christian revelation.
2.  the story of Christ’s life and teachings, especially as contained in the first four books of the New Testament, namely Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
3.  (usually initial capital letter) any of these four books.
4.  something regarded as true and implicitly believed:
to take his report for gospel.
5.  a doctrine regarded as of prime importance:
political gospel.
6.  glad tidings, especially concerning salvation and the kingdom of God as announced to the world by Christ……