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Gospel, the Holy
The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia
The title given to the passage from the Gospels read at Holy Communion, commonly called "the Gospel for the Day." During the reading of the Holy Gospel the people are to stand as required by the rubric. This custom is intended to show a reverent regard to the Son of God above all other messengers.
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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Gospel, the Holy'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​acd/​g/gospel-the-holy.html. 1901.