Evangel

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[from Greek euangelion “good news,” “glad tidings,” “gospel,” from euangelos “bringing good news,” from eu-+angelos, from angelos “messenger”] One who proclaims a gospel message. An evangel, or evangelist, is one who goes before the angels.

See also

Messenger

Apostle

Sources

Pearls of Wisdom, vol. 34, no. 3.