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

  • Q&A: How Do I Know I'm Saved?

    April 4th, 2019  |  17 mins 33 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    There is a question that arises in our minds as Christians at one point in our walk with Christ: "How do I know I'm saved?" In this special Q&A episode, David and Seth answer this question and show through scripture how we can know if we are truly saved.

  • Genesis 37-50: Joseph

    March 28th, 2019  |  45 mins 19 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    We are near the end of Genesis, and we find ourselves still waiting for the promise that God made to Abraham. Looking closer at chapters 37-50, David and Seth reflect on the life of Joseph, and how God reveals the hidden wisdom of the Spirit to Joseph, through his faithfulness in the worst of circumstances. We become rich in wisdom when we place faith in Jesus Christ himself and the cross that brings us back into the fold of God.

  • Genesis 28-36: Jacob

    March 21st, 2019  |  48 mins 55 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    From the womb, Jacob was one that had an appetite for deceit and trickery. How does God bring about the promise, even through Jacob's nature that often thrived in trickery? In this episode, David and Seth talk about why God chose Jacob to carry on his promise to his people, showing that God will follow through on his promise, turning what man had tended for evil into good. Even through the crucifixion of Jesus, God continues to bring goodness and mercy for mankind.

  • Genesis 22-27: Isaac

    March 14th, 2019  |  52 mins 35 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Isaac, the son who made Abraham and Sarah laugh in response to the fulfilled promise God had made, carries on the blessing of God. How will the promise be brought about in the life of Isaac, and show us how Jesus is the new Isaac? In this episode, David and Seth dive into the story of Isaac's life, and how God spared his life on the mountain, in contrast to God not sparing his own son. He did not spare his son because he wants to show the world how indefinite, limitless his love is for man, declaring the promise of eternal life.

  • Genesis 12-21: Abraham

    March 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 45 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Abraham is chosen by God to be the father of a nation that will bless the world. How does this family lineage lead us to Jesus? In this episode, David and Seth examine the relationship between God and Abraham, and that even amidst the brokenness, God makes good on his promises, through the fulfillment of Jesus nailed to the cross.

  • Genesis 6-11: The Flood

    February 28th, 2019  |  54 mins 4 secs
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    The flood is a difficult story for many. It’s a story of both judgment and salvation. For us, it may be hard to see Jesus in the midst of this story. But for the New Testament authors, they couldn’t help but see him. David and Seth discuss how the world spiraled out of control, what God did about it, and how Jesus provides the solution for it all.

  • Psalm 22: Lament Psalms (w/ Cameron Cole)

    February 21st, 2019  |  46 mins 11 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    How does Psalm 22 reflect Jesus' Crucifixion? In this episode, David and Seth are joined by author Cameron Cole to discuss Psalm 22, and how in our suffering, God hears and understands the pain, sorrow, and misery that comes in this life, because he suffered the loss of his son Jesus on the cross. Cameron Cole has been the Director of Youth Ministries at the Cathedral Church of the Advent for 14 years in Birmingham, Alabama, and as of January 2016, his role has developed to include Children, Youth, and Families. He is also the Founding Chairman of Rooted Ministry, an organization that promotes Gospel-Centered Student Ministry and Youth Ministry. He is also the Co-Editor of “Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry: A Practice Guide” (Crossway, 2016). He is pursuing a Masters in Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary.

    Check Out Cameron Cole’s latest book, “Therefore I Have Hope: 12 Truths That Comfort, Sustain, and Redeem in Tragedy”: https://www.amazon.com/Therefore-Have-Hope-Comfort-Sustain-ebook/dp/B079XXYNYC/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Cameron+cole&qid=1550699021&s=gateway&sr=8-1
    Visit Cameron’s Blog: https://www.rootedministry.com

  • Genesis 3-5: The Fall

    February 14th, 2019  |  56 mins 28 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    How does the Fall narrative foreshadow the cycle of death, within the genealogy of Jesus, throughout the Bible? Why is Jesus the only one who can defeat the curse of death? In this episode, David and Seth discuss how God offers hope and promise through Jesus, who is the embodiment of hope that breaks the curse through his death, burial, and resurrection.

    *Side-Note Correction: 55:31-55:42- Janet Leigh is the lead actress in the Alfred Hitchcock film, "Psycho".

  • Genesis 1-2: Creation

    February 7th, 2019  |  52 mins 59 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Why is the story of creation impossible for both ancient and modern minds to truly comprehend? How is Jesus found in the creation story? In this episode, David and Seth open the book of Genesis, and talk about how through the creation, Jesus reveals himself as the only one who can make us new.

  • Psalm 2: Royal Psalms

    January 31st, 2019  |  40 mins 46 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    What do the Psalms have to say about politics? How does Jesus carry out justice? In this episode, David and Seth talk about how God has anointed and appointed Jesus Christ as the perfect, exemplary king.

  • Psalm 1: Wisdom Psalms

    January 24th, 2019  |  49 mins 36 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    How does delighting and meditating in the Law of the Lord change us? What does it mean to be "like a tree planted by streams of water"? How does Jesus fulfill the law? In this episode, David and Seth talk about how delighting in the Law of the Lord will ultimately ground us and create in us a contentment in Jesus.

  • Psalms Introduction (w/ Jeff Vanderstelt)

    January 17th, 2019  |  45 mins 4 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    How can we see Jesus worshipped and praised in the Psalms? In this episode, David and Seth are introducing the Psalms and are joined by pastor Jeff Vanderstelt to examine how the Psalms reflect the gospel. Jeff is a pastor, speaker, author, and founder and visionary leader of Saturate and the Soma Family of Churches. He serves as a teaching pastor and Director of Missional Communities at Doxa Church in Bellevue, WA. Additionally, Jeff supports church planting globally through training and as a member of the Advisory Board of C2C Network. He and Jayne, his wife of twenty-five years, have three children; Haylee, Caleb, and Maggie. Connect with Jeff at his website www.jeffvanderstelt.com or on twitter @JeffVanderstelt.

    Check out Jeff Vanderstelt's books, "Gospel Basics for Kids" and "Gospel Fluency Handbook".

    "Gospel Basics for Kids": https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Basics-Kids-Heidi-Wygle/dp/1732491305

    "Gospel Fluency Handbook": https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Fluency-Handbook-Practical-Speaking-ebook/dp/B075N847CY

    For more information, visit https://saturatetheworld.com