[evangel: 1300–50; Middle English < 1585–95; < Late Latin evangelus < Greek euángelos (adj.) bringing good news. (see eu-, angel); replacing Middle English evangile < Middle French.] [ostrich: 1175–1225; Middle English ostrice, ostriche < Old French ostrusce (compare French autruche ) < Vulgar Latin *avistrūthius, for Latin avis bird + Late Latin strūthiō < Late Greek strouthíōn; see struthious.] (Literal: An evangelical acting like an ostrich)
- An evangelical with his/her head buried in the sand.
- A self-professing evangelical who circumvents or avoids acknowledgement of biblical doctrine (creed) and/or the godly practices that originates from such biblical doctrine (deed).
- A self-professing Christian believer who evidences the obfuscation of the factual truth at all costs, particularly as it pertains to Gospel Truth.
- An evangelical person who disavows the supremacy of the Scriptures as evidenced by the belief and/or practice in their personal life. (See Sola Experientia)
- A spiritual believer who refuses, declines, redefines or mocks Gospel evangelism that would assist him/her to fully recognize the truth, reality, etc. of the good tidings of the redemption of the world through Jesus Christ. (See Domergent, Reformergent and Domystic)
Related Word: Evangelephant
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