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Evangelical

Evangelical

 
 


Evangelical

Evangelical Christianity


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Of, relating to, or being in agreement with the Gospel, particularly as presented in the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John).

The first person to employ the word evangelical to denote a specific doctrinal tradition was Martin Luther, who used it to define those Christians who stressed justification "by faith alone" and who used the Bible as the final authority in contrast to the Roman Catholic ecclesiastical system, which allowed a place for tradition and good works along with faith
Source: Burgess and McGee, editors, Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movementsoffsite Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan. p.96
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Christian The Gospel of Jesus Christ: An Evangelical Celebration An evangelical statement of beliefs, with a companion article titled, "A Call To Evangelical Unity"
Christian What is an Evangelical?offsite By Michael S. Horton
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Christian What Is an Evangelicaloffsite By by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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• See Also
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• Sites
Christian The Evangelical Theological Societyoffsite A professional society of Biblical scholars, teachers, pastors and others involved in the evangelical scholarship serving Christ and His Church.
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First posted: Nov. 5, 1999
Last Updated: Mar. 12, 2003
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