The Gospel on Wikipedia IV

Gospel (liturgy), readings from the Gospels in liturgical use

The Gospel in Christian liturgy refers to a reading from the Gospels used during various religious services and Mass orDivine Liturgy. In many Christian churches, all present stand when a passage from one of the Gospels is read publicly, and sit when a passage from a different part of the Bible is read. The reading of the Gospels, often contained in a liturgical edition containing only the four Gospels, is traditionally done by a ministerpriest or deacon, and in many traditions the Gospel Book is brought into the midst of the congregation to be read.

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