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

  • Numbers 7-9: Flashback to Exodus

    July 18th, 2019  |  41 mins 21 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Before Israel leaves Sinai we see a flashback to the book of Exodus. Sacrifices are made, the Levites are consecrated, and the Passover is celebrated. Why this flashback? Why repeat the Exodus story here? How does all of this point us to Jesus?

  • Numbers 4-6: God's Moving Company

    July 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Before they leave for Canaan, God wants to emphasize his presence with them and their need for purity. God is intimately involved in how they travel, how justice is carried out, and how vows are taken and kept. And, of course, all of it is about Jesus.

  • Numbers 1-3: The Census

    July 4th, 2019  |  49 mins 6 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    While Numbers isn't about numbers, it does start with a lot of numbers. So what is the significance of the long census that opens this book? How does it fit into the larger story of the Torah? How do we resolve some of the historical problems the numbers bring up? How does all of this point us to Jesus?

  • Numbers Introduction

    June 27th, 2019  |  23 mins 32 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Numbers is not about numbers. It is about Israel's journey to the promised land and their time of discipline in the wilderness. In this introductory episode, David and Seth lay overall story of the book to help us get over the actual numbers in the book and get into the whole point of its grand story.

  • Psalm 103: Hymn Psalms

    June 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Taking a break between Leviticus and Numbers, Seth and David decide to reflect on one of the most beautiful Hymns in the Bible: Psalm 103. The guys talk about forgiveness of sins, God's steadfast love, speaking to your soul, and the kingdom of God. It was definitely uplifting for us; we hope it is for you.

  • Leviticus 24 and 26-27: The Death Penalty, Curses, and Vows

    June 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why were people in Israel stoned to death for sinning? What is God communicating through the blessings and curses of Leviticus? What are vow offerings and why would people make them?

  • Leviticus 23 and 25: Sabbath, Festivals, and Jubilee

    June 6th, 2019  |  57 mins 54 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 point of Sabbath rest? Moreover, why did Israel have feasts all year round that they celebrated? What was the year of Jubilee and how was it ultimately fulfilled in Jesus?

  • Leviticus 21-22: A Different Standard For Priests

    May 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why were priests held to a higher standard than the rest of Israel? Why couldn't disabled people work as priests? What is the significance of the spotless sacrifices?

  • Leviticus 17-20: Blood, Sex, and Loving Your Neighbor

    May 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why does God command us not to drink blood? Why does Jesus tell his disciples the opposite? How should we think about the Bible’s sexual ethics? How can we love the law?

  • Should We Obey The Law Today?

    May 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    What is the law? Should we observe the Sabbath? Why don't we celebrate Passover? Why do we still obey sexual laws, but not laws about farming? Seth and David explore these questions and more in an attempt to answer the question, "How do we apply the Old Testament law to Christians today?"

  • Leviticus 16: Day of Atonement

    May 9th, 2019  |  59 mins 11 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why do we want to be in God's presence? What is the meaning of the scapegoat (goat for Azazel)? How does Leviticus help us know we're saved? Seth and David talk through the high point of the Torah in Leviticus 16.

  • Leviticus 11-15: Unclean Foods, Diseases, and Emissions

    May 2nd, 2019  |  53 mins 3 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why were pigs unclean, but sheep were clean? Do we still have to eat kosher today? Do the purity laws devalue women? Despite what you may think, this difficult section of text has a lot to show us about the Gospel of Jesus.