57 episodes

Word Matters is a podcast dedicated to helping Christians understand some of the most confusing passages of the Bible. Hosts Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax, along with special guests, help the audience both understand why the passage is difficult and how to teach it to others. Word Matters is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible. Find out more at CSBible.com.

Word Matters Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax

    • Christianity
    • 4.7, 89 Ratings

Word Matters is a podcast dedicated to helping Christians understand some of the most confusing passages of the Bible. Hosts Brandon Smith and Trevin Wax, along with special guests, help the audience both understand why the passage is difficult and how to teach it to others. Word Matters is sponsored by the Christian Standard Bible. Find out more at CSBible.com.

    What Is John Warning Us About at the End of Revelation?

    What Is John Warning Us About at the End of Revelation?

    In the series finale, Brandon and Trevin answer a question raised in Revelation 22, "What is John warning us about at the end of Revelation?"



    Check out our new sister podcast, Church Grammar.



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    Meet the Hosts:



    Trevin Wax is Bible & Reference Publisher at B&H Publishing and the author of many books, including This Is Our Time, Counterfeit Gospels, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. Follow him on Twitter.



    Brandon D. Smith is Assistant Professor of Theology and New Testament at Cedarville University, host of the Church Grammar podcast, and the author of Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians and They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament. Follow him on Facebook.

    • 12 min
    Did a Witch Bring a Prophet Back from the Dead?

    Did a Witch Bring a Prophet Back from the Dead?

    Brandon and Trevin answer a question raised in 1 Samuel, "Did a Witch Bring a Prophet Back from the Dead?"



    Check out our new sister podcast, Church Grammar.



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    Meet the Hosts:



    Trevin Wax is Bible & Reference Publisher at B&H Publishing and the author of many books, including This Is Our Time, Counterfeit Gospels, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. Follow him on Twitter.



    Brandon D. Smith is Assistant Professor of Theology and New Testament at Cedarville University, host of the Church Grammar podcast, and the author of Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians and They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament. Follow him on Facebook.

    • 15 min
    Introducing: The Church Grammar Podcast

    Introducing: The Church Grammar Podcast

    Brandon's new podcast, Church Grammar, takes some of the principles of Word Matters -- explaining tough texts and ideas -- and brings them into longer one-on-one conversations. Featuring wide-ranging topics from scholars and Bible teachers, Church Grammar seeks to help us understand some of the most important concepts and ideas in Christian life and theology.



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    • 5 min
    Does Paul Use Allegory?

    Does Paul Use Allegory?

    Brandon and Trevin are joined again by Matthew Emerson to answer a question raised in Galatians 4, "Does Paul use allegory?"



    Check out our new sister podcast, Church Grammar.



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    Meet the Hosts:



    Trevin Wax is Bible & Reference Publisher at B&H Publishing and the author of many books, including This Is Our Time, Counterfeit Gospels, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. Follow him on Twitter.



    Brandon D. Smith is Assistant Professor of Theology and New Testament at Cedarville University, host of the Church Grammar podcast, and the author of Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians and They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament. Follow him on Facebook.

    • 19 min
    What Are the Storms of Life?

    What Are the Storms of Life?

    Brandon and Trevin answer a question raised in Matthew 7, "What are the storms of life?"



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    Meet the Hosts:



    Trevin Wax is Bible & Reference Publisher at B&H Publishing and the author of many books, including This Is Our Time, Counterfeit Gospels, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. Follow him on Twitter.



    Brandon D. Smith is Managing Editor for the Christian Standard Bible and the author of Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians and They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament. Follow him on Facebook.

    • 14 min
    Can We Enter the Kingdom of God by Force?

    Can We Enter the Kingdom of God by Force?

    Patrick Schreiner joins Brandon and Trevin answer a question raised in Luke 16, "Can we enter the Kingdom of God by force?"



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    Meet the Hosts:



    Trevin Wax is Bible & Reference Publisher at B&H Publishing and the author of many books, including This Is Our Time, Counterfeit Gospels, and Gospel-Centered Teaching. Follow him on Twitter.



    Brandon D. Smith is Managing Editor for the Christian Standard Bible and the author of Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians and They Spoke of Me: How Jesus Unlocks the Old Testament. Follow him on Facebook.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

chubbychks ,

Great listen

Love this podcast. Super insightful and helpful for thinking through the many different positions on tough passages of the Bible.

El Cidly ,

Great Podcast!

Just discovered it and I hope they make some more!

Chris_Warnerj ,

Very helpful and insightful...

I love listening to this Podcast. Trevin and Brandon have good insights, and definitely give fair treatments to all the views of each topic and or passage being discussed. This is well worth your time tuning in to learn and laugh too!

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