Definition of Evangelist

1. Noun. A preacher of the Christian gospel.




2. Noun. (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

Definition of Evangelist

1. n. A bringer of the glad tidings of Church and his doctrines.

Definition of Evangelist

1. Noun. (biblical) A writer of a gospel, especially the four New Testament Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), (''also'' evangelist.) ¹

2. Noun. (Christianity) An itinerant or special preacher, especially a revivalist. ¹

3. Noun. A preacher of the gospel. ¹

4. Noun. (Bible) A writer of a gospel, especially the four New Testament Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), ''usually'' Evangelist. ¹

5. Noun. (context: primitive Church) A person who first brought the gospel to a city or region. ¹

6. Noun. (context: Mormon Church) A patriarch ¹

7. Noun. A person marked by extreme enthusiasm for or support of any cause, particularly with regard to religion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evangelist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evangelist

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Literary usage of Evangelist

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1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"Or why may not his being a deacon exclude his being an evangelist, as well as his being ... Whether is higher, a bishoprick, or the office of an evangelist? ..."

2. The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints by Alban Butler (1866)
"556,) maintains, that the evangelist was not John Mark, (who seems to have been the cousin of St. Barnabas,) because the latter desired to follow SS. ..."

3. The National Preacher by Austin Dickinson (1863)
"Do what you would if you were a popular evangelist, being as you are, ... Unless \ve as pastors do the work of an evangelist, there will be some plea on the ..."

4. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Luke by Alfred Plummer (1903)
"S. LUKE THE evangelist. The name Lucas is probably an abbreviation of Lucanus, but possibly of Lucilius, or Lucius, or Lucianus. There is, however, no proof ..."

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