Used of people to describe those who hold a set of doctrines derived from the Scriptures.   The doctrines include the inspiration and authority of the Scriptures, the Holy Trinity, the atonement and justification by faith, the divinity of Christ, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ and his return to judge the world.   Evangelicals have a high regard for Scripture, believe firmly in personal conversion and are active in spreading the gospel.

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