Friday, October 20, 2017



We hear the expression:
the gospel truth
seeming to mean
an absolute truth..
What might be the meaning
of this word
untethered from religion..?
What is the Good News the
word often prompts..?
Could it be that gospel
is simply a notification
of our true nature
not contained in bodily 
A Google search will soon
entangle this word
in religion's many 
If we slide past these
might we find the freedom
in the Good News:
this Free...

The term gospel is found ninety-nine times in the NASB and ninety-two times in the NET Bible. In the Greek New Testament, gospel is the translation of the Greek noun euangelion (occurring 76 times) “good news,” and the verb euangelizo (occurring 54 times), meaning “to bring or announce good news.” Both words are derived from the noun angelos, “messenger.” In classical Greek, an euangelos was one who brought a message of victory or other political or personal news that caused joy. In addition, euangelizomai (the middle voice form of the verb) meant “to speak as a messenger of gladness, to proclaim good news.”1 Further, the noun euangelion became a technical term for the message of victory, though it was also used for a political or private message that brought joy.2 (from

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