2. Adverb. (archaic Christianity) In the manner of the Gospel ¹
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Definition of Gospelly
1. having characteristics of gospel music [adj]
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Literary usage of Gospelly
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1. Seventh Day Baptists in Europe and America: A Series of Historical Papers by Albert N. Rogers, Seventh Day Baptist General Conference (1910)
"... and Conference pronounced as valid baptism "by immersion by some one whom the candidates thought at the time of their baptism was gospelly qualified. ..."
2. An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain: Chiefly of England, from the by Jeremy Collier (1840)
"CRAN- parsonages thus well and gospelly served after the new gospel ' - ' " And so (says sir William Dugdale) the author goes on with sharp admonitions to ..."
3. Sketch of the Reformation in England by John James Blunt (1832)
"I know," he continues, " and not I alone, but twenty thousand men know, more than five hundred vicarages and parsonages thus well and gospelly served after ..."
4. A History of the English Church by George Gresley Perry (1900)
"I know, and not I alone, but twenty thousand more know more than five hundred vicarages thus well and gospelly served, after the new gospel of England. ..."