Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 50:25
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
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The gentleman’s gentleman, Malcolm Merriweather of England, passes through
Mayberry on a vacation tour of America. He manages to cause a truck accident while riding his bicycle and is forced to work off the damages as Andy’s personal valet.
Some of the points we’ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.
Acceptance – Romans 12:9-13, Ephesians 1:4-10
- Avoiding prejudice – Matthew 7:1-5, Galatians 5:13-15, Ephesians 6:9, Psalm 146:9
- Avoiding hurt feelings – Proverbs 18:13, James 3:1-18
- Is our way always the right way? – Acts 10:34-38
- Grateful for the kindness of others – Colossians 3:15-16
- Our lives are enriched by the differences in others – 2 Timothy 2:22-26
- Are we really that different after all? – Luke 22:24-30
Serving Others – Mark 10:45, John 13:1-17, Isaiah 52:13–53:12
- There is a sense of duty in it – Matthew 7:12, Ephesians 6:7
- It is required – Deuteronomy 10:12-13
- We should serve as Christ served us – Philippians 2:5-7, Matthew 20:26-27, Heb. 4:14-16
- There is satisfaction in it – Ephesians 6:8, Romans 15:17
- It doesn’t end / It shouldn’t end – Matthew 25:21, Matthew 22:37-40
- It is a measure of the service we render to God – Mark 9:33-37, Revelation 5:1-14
- There is a reward for serving others – Matthew 24:45-47
- Andy’s English Valet – More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
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- BarneyFife.com – Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann’s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
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