As a proper noun gospel
As a noun creed is
that which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.
As a verb creed is
to believe; to credit.
The first section of the Christian New Testament scripture, comprising the books of , concerned with the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus.
An account of the life, death, resurrection, and teachings of Jesus, generally written during the first several centuries of the Common Era.
A message expected to have positive reception or effect.
(Protestantism) the teaching of Divine grace as distinguished from the Law or Divine commandments
(uncountable) gospel music
(uncountable) That which is absolutely authoritative (definitive).
- If any one thinks this expression hyperbolical, I shall only ask him to read Oedipus, instead of taking the traditional witticisms about Lee for gospel .
(obsolete) To instruct in the gospel.
That which is believed; accepted doctrine, especially religious; a particular set of beliefs; any summary of principles or opinions professed or adhered to.
A reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents; a definite summary of what is believed; a confession of faith for public use; especially, one which is brief and comprehensive.
* A creed is a manifesto of religious or spiritual beliefs
(rare) The fact of believing; belief, faith.
* 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
- The precipice she stood on was immense, / So was her creed in her own innocence.
* Apostles' Creed
* Athanasian Creed
* Nicene Creed
To believe; to credit.