WHAT IS

THE BIBLICAL WILD?

The Biblical Wild is an interactive bible study for individuals, small groups, neighborhoods, and congregations where we will journey into the wilds of Holy Scripture through daily readings of the Old Testament and Psalms and weekly video reflections presented by the Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley, former bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan.

 

 

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The Biblical Wild involves a daily reading of scripture. In the first year, it covers all of the Old Testament and the Psalms. Click on the links below to download sample reading schedules.

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It's already the third week of The Biblical Wild: Pioneers in the Christian Wilderness, and we're moving forward in our conversation on covenant by focusing on forgiveness and reconciliation.

In this episode, Bishop Ousley takes us through the story of Joseph (sans-technicolor dreamcoat) as he is sold into slavery and rises into power in Egypt.

Special thanks to Trinity Episcopal Church in Bay City, MI for hosting us this week!

Questions to consider:

1 - What is the role of forgiveness in covenant renewal?

2 - What covenant do you need to renew in your own life?

3 - How might you forgive in order to renew yourself and renew your relationships?

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Let's talk covenant. In this episode, Bishop Ousley fills us in on God's promises that began with Abraham and Sarah and continued on through Isaac and Jacob.

Questions to consider:

1 - How has your understanding of God and God's blessing changed as you have encountered this holy scripture?

2 - What blessings have you recieved from your ancestors that you can pass on to the next generation?

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Bishop Ousley begins the scripture series by talking about why we need to understand scripture and about the beginning of the Old Testament (Genesis 1-15, Psalms 1-5).

Questions to consider:

1 - What are some covenants you have made in your life?

2 - How have you kept and failed to keep them?

3 - What does it take to remake covenant?

4 - What is the connection between our vocation and the ground on which we walk?

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