Spoken Gospel

Speaking Christ Out of Every Corner of Scripture

About the show

The mission of Spoken Gospel is to equip the church to speak the gospel out of every corner of scripture. Co-hosts and close friends, David Bowden and Seth Stewart, sit down every week to talk through a Bible passage and see how it points us to Jesus.

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Episodes

  • Deuteronomy 17-18: Judges, Kings, and Prophets

    February 13th, 2020  |  47 mins 5 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    This section talks a lot about the rulers and decision makers in Israel's society: judges, kings, and prophets. But there are so many ways that Israel's authority figures were to be different from the nation's. They were arbiter's between God's law and man. David and Seth dive deep into these different societal and governmental roles and also relish in the ways that Jesus is the final and perfect judge, king, and prophet.

  • Deuteronomy 15-16: The Sabbatical Year

    February 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Every seven years, God commanded a year of rest for the people and their land. This was called the Sabbatical Year. In this year, debts were forgiven, slaves were released, and property was returned. Seth and David talk about the social implications of this Sabbath year, as well as the way Jesus has brought a fuller and more perfect Sabbath Year to his people and the world.

  • We're Back! What's Next for 2020?

    January 30th, 2020  |  7 mins 48 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    David and Seth and back for 2020 and couldn't be more excited to welcome back long time listeners and say hello to newcomers. In this short episode, the guys talk about what to expect in the coming year and offer many, many thanks to those of you who have made this podcast what it is! Let's go!

  • Deuteronomy 12-14: Israel's Distinctiveness

    December 12th, 2019  |  54 mins 36 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    In this episode, David and Seth talk about tithing, kosher laws, and the death penalty. That's because this section of Deuteronomy goes into several laws which cultivate Israel's distinctiveness among the nations. Things like where they can worship, what they can worship, where they can make sacrifices, and what foods they can eat all contribute to their uniqueness. Here we go!

  • Deuteronomy 10-11: Heart Circumcision

    December 5th, 2019  |  53 mins 31 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    What is a circumcised heart? Why did God remake the tablets of the 10 Commandments after Moses broke them? How do God's character and actions generate love and obedience in us? Seth and David unpack all this and more while looking at Deuteronomy 10-11.

  • Special Guest: David Murray - "Jesus on Every Page"

    November 28th, 2019  |  45 mins 41 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    The ministry of Spoken Gospel and David's view of the Bible have been dramatically shaped by professor and theologian, David Murray. This shaping came specifically through his book, "Jesus on Every Page." In this very special episode, Seth and David sit down with David Murray to talk about why it is so crucial that we see Jesus on every page of the Bible.

  • Introducing Jesus In All Of The Bible

    November 21st, 2019  |  15 mins 50 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    We are thrilled to announce the release of the latest podcast from Spoken Gospel, "Jesus In All Of The Bible." In each episode of "Jesus In All Of The Bible" we take a quick 3-4 minute look at a passage of Scripture to see what's happening and how it points us to Jesus. In this special introduction episode, David explains the heart behind the new podcast and plays three of the episodes from "Jesus In All Of The Bible."

  • Deuteronomy 7-9: Chosen People

    November 14th, 2019  |  42 mins 26 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why did God choose Israel out of every other nation? What does it mean that Israel is God's treasured possession? Why did Jesus quote, "Man does not live on bread alone" to Satan in his temptation?

  • Deuteronomy 5-6: The Ten Commandments (Again?)

    November 7th, 2019  |  57 mins 4 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    In this passage, Moses recites the Ten Commandments for the second time. Is this just repetition or is something deeper happening here? Why does God give us commands? How can we keep God's commands? What does it mean to write God's commands on our hearts? What is the connection between our righteousness and obeying the Law?

  • Deuteronomy 4: Why Obey the Law

    October 31st, 2019  |  57 mins 10 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    When we think about the law, we think of it as "what's" and "how's." But we often don't think about the "why's." In Deuteronomy 4, Moses gives a preamble to the Ten Commandments that helps us see why God wanted his people to obey. David and Seth dive deep into topics like the fear of God, evangelism and obedience, and why relationship is such a huge part of law code.

  • Deuteronomy 1-3: Introduction

    October 24th, 2019  |  48 mins 8 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    What is the setting, purpose, and shape of Deuteronomy? Is it just a “second law” as its name suggests, or is something bigger going on? David and Seth spend this episode introducing the book of Deuteronomy as a whole, using the first three chapters as a rubric and guide for the discussion.

  • How to See Jesus in All of Scripture (w/ Taylor Walling)

    October 17th, 2019  |  58 mins 45 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    In this final episode of our three part series with David's long-time friend and Spoken Gospel contributor Taylor Walling, David and Taylor talk about some practical tools that can help you see Jesus in all of Scripture. They also discuss good and bad ways of making "Jesus Turns" in the Old Testament, as well as point out some best practices in applying a Gospel-centered hermeneutic to your Bible reading.