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

  • 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.

  • Leviticus 6-10: Priests

    April 25th, 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

    Why do we need priests? How do they bring us into God’s presence? Why did God kill Nadab and Abihu? And why is Jesus a better priest? This week, Seth and David unpack Leviticus 6-10 and the establishment of the priesthood at the tabernacle.

  • Leviticus 1-5: Offerings

    April 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Leviticus opens with a description of 5 different offerings: Burnt, Grain, Peace, Sin, and Guilt. What is the significance of these offerings? What did they look like? What differentiates them from one another? And how do they all point to Jesus?

  • Leviticus Introduction

    April 11th, 2019  |  47 mins 4 secs
    bible, bible study, christ, christianity, david bowden, expositional, expository, god, gospel, gospel centered, jesus, new testament, old testament, scripture, spoken gospel

    Leviticus asks us to inhabit a world with which we are very unfamiliar. A world of animal sacrifice, purity, holiness, and temple worship. In this episode, David and Seth set up helpful categories for how to understand and walk through the book of Leviticus.

  • 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.