Dictionary.com —noun the teachings of Jesus and the apostles; the Christian revelation. 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. (usually initial capital letter) any of these four books. something regarded as true and implicitly believed: to take … Continue reading Gospels


Dictionary.com noun 1. a letter, especially a formal or didactic one; written communication. 2. (usually initial capital letter) one of the apostolic letters in the New Testament. 3. (often initial capital letter) an extract, usually from one of the Epistles of the New Testament, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain churches. Etymonline.com partly from Old English epistol and in part directly from Old French epistle, epistre (Modern French épitre), from Latin epistola "a letter," from Greek epistole "message, letter, command, commission," whether verbal or in writing, from epistellein "send to, send as a message or letter," from epi "to" (see epi-) + stellein in its secondary sense of "to dispatch, send" from PIE *stel-yo-, suffixed form of root *stel- "to … Continue reading Epistles