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Based on the Mayberry Bible Study originated by Joey Fann back in 1998. Host Allan Newsome will be visiting episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and exploring how characters behavior reflect poorly or positively on Christian character. The show can be found at http://www.MayberryBibleStudyPodcast.com Continue Reading >>
Based on the Mayberry Bible Study originated by Joey Fann back in 1998. Host Allan Newsome will be visiting episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and exploring how characters behavior reflect poorly or positively on Christian character. The show can be found at http://www.MayberryBibleStudyPodcast.com << Show Less
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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Andy’s English Valet Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 50:25
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
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.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;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

Related Links:

* Andy&#8217;s English Valet &#8211;  More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Andy’s English Valet Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 50:25
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
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.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;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

Related Links:

* Andy&#8217;s English Valet &#8211;  More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: The Darlings are Coming Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 1:32:01
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Lesson Introduction
A family of mountain musicians come to Mayberry to meet a young soldier, returning home from the service. While they are waiting, they tend to cause a few problems in town.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.
Self-Control – James 1:19-27, Galatians 5:22-23

* Following rules – Matthew 5:17-20, Romans 3:9 and 19-20
* Avoiding deception, trickery, and chaos – Philippians 4:8-9
* No lying and cheating allowed &#8211; Matthew 5:8, Psalm 5:6
* Maintaining cooperation and peace – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10, Psalm 37:3-4, 2 Chronicles 16:9

Commitment (Do the right thing, the right way, the right reasons) – Proverbs 16:3, Matthew 11:27

* Devotion, obedience, and faithfulness – Romans 8:28, Psalm 31:5, Psalm 37:5-6
* Dedication, honor, and respect – 1 Kings 8:61, Psalm 119:4-6
* Responsibility, integrity, and accountability – Proverbs 16:9, Titus 3:8-9, 1 Corinthians 10:31
* Courage, strength, and perseverance – Hebrews 13:6, 1 Peter 4:11, Philippians 1:6Gifts of Food, Shelter, and Clothing – Psalm 55:22, Isaiah 46:4

What to Avoid When Following Rules – Proverbs 28:4-5, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Ephesians 5:1-2

* Disrespect for authority – 1 Peter 2:13-17, Joshua 22:2-3, Ephesians 6:1
* Selectively obeying certain rules – Philippians 2:14-16, Deuteronomy 11:13, 26-28, and 28:14
* Only enforcing “your” rules – Romans 13:1-7, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, Acts 4:19
* Instilling poor values and judgment – Proverbs 22:6, Romans 6:23 and 12:1-2, Titus 2:7-8


Related Links:

* The Darlings are Coming &#8211;  More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Dogs, Dogs, Dogs Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 1:13:16
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
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Lesson Introduction
Opie brings a little, hungry dog into the courthouse and wants to adopt him. After the dog gets Barney’s sandwich and Mr. Cookie Bar, then he runs away. Opie is sad until the little pup comes back . . . and this time he brings more with him! A State Investigator is coming, and Barney is afraid he will think they want extra funds to take care of the dogs. Barney and Andy try to find them new homes before he arrives.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.
Mercy &#8211; Micah 6:8

* God’s Mercy Upon Us – Matthew 5:7, Psalm 28:6
* Our Mercy Upon Animals – Genesis 1:26-30
* Our Mercy Upon Others – Luke 10:27, James 2:12-13

Serving Others – 2 Corinthians 8:1-7

* Gifts of Food, Shelter, and Clothing – Psalm 55:22, Isaiah 46:4
* Donations of Money and Services – 2 Corinthians 9:7
* Other Cardinal Acts of Mercy – Zechariah 7:9-10

Seeking Our Responsibility – Matthew 18:33

* Getting Over Our Own Selfishness – Mark 10:15
* Taking the Initiative – Matthew 23:23-24
* Attitude of Humility and Compassion – Colossians 3:12, Proverbs 28:13
* Perseverance, Dedication, Devotion, and Hard Work – Hebrews 3:13-14

Doing the Right Thing – Philippians 2:3-4

* For the Right Reasons – Ephesians 4:31-32, Matthew 9:12-13
* Making the Best Decision – Proverbs 1:1-7
* Trusting in Good Results – Jude 22-23, Luke 6:36
* Giving Generously – 2 Corinthians 9:6
* Receiving Heart-Warming Satisfaction – Matthew 25:37-40

Related Links:

* Dogs, Dogs, Dogs &#8211;  More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: The Rivals Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:50:23
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
Opie likes a pretty girl from school, Karen Burgess, but she doesn’t seem
to care for him. Andy, Barney, and Thelma Lou try to pick up his spirits in their own
way. However, Thelma Lou’s special attention toward Opie makes Barney jealous.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Mentoring – Isaiah 64:8
* An Open Mind and a Trusting Heart – Opie and Karen – Exodus 33:13-15, Psalm 23
* The Danger of Wrong Motives (Be a Mentor, Not Tormentor)– Barney – Php. 2:3-4
* The Importance of Pure Motives – Thelma Lou – 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15
* Positive Parenting – Andy and God – Proverbs 22:6, Psalm 86:11

Related Links:

* The Rivals &#8211;  More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Opie and the Spoiled Kid Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 1:14:37
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Lesson Introduction
Opie has become acquainted with a new boy in town named Arnold Winkler. Arnold is a spoiled brat who believes he can get away with anything. When Arnold discovers that Opie gets a mere quarter-a-week allowance and has to do chores to get it, he tells Opie that he’s being taken advantage of. Arnold doesn’t have to work for his allowance and believes that no kid should.
Opie decides to quietly demand that his father raise his allowance to 75 cents (the amount Arnold gets), and he says he should not have to do any chores. Opie is obviously uncomfortable making these demands, and he takes it well when Andy refuses to comply. Arnold tells Opie that &#8220;man to man&#8221; talks always fail. He advises Opie that throwing a temper tantrum will get him whatever he wishes. Arnold says it always works.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Value of a Good Work Ethic (Gal. 6:7)
* Letting Ourselves Rule Our Lives &#8211; Arnold
* Skills of Parenting &#8211; Andy
* Learning from Mistakes &#8211; Opie

Related Links:

* Opie and the Spoiled Kid &#8211; More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Class Reunion Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 1:02:45
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
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Lesson Introduction
Andy and Barney are excited about seeing old friends and their high school sweethearts at the Mayberry “Class of 1945” Reunion. Barney is disappointed when his old flame hardly recognizes him, but Andy and Sharon seem to be starting right where they left off. However, they soon realize their lifestyles are very different, and so they part again – saddened, yet more satisfied with their life choices.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Memories of the Past – 1 Thessalonians 3:6-7, 2 Peter 1:12-21
* Dreams of the Future – Job 33:14-18, Psalm 37:37-38,Deuteronomy 13:1-3
* Contentment in the Present – Philippians 4:8-9, 1 Timothy 6:6-10

Related Links:

* Class Reunion  &#8211; More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

Subscribe to the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast
Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: The Great Filling Station Robbery Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 1:28:55
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
A young man, Jimmy Morgan, is accused of breaking into Wally’s garage and stealing supplies.  Andy must figure out who the real culprit really is. Barney enters the electronics age when he decides to solve a mysterious string of robberies at Wally&#8217;s Filling Station using modern police technology. Andy is more concerned with clearing the name of the young man who was given a fresh start with a job at the station and who is chief suspect in the case.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Blaming (Not Building) Better People – Barney, Mr. Carter – Zec. 7:9-10, Luke 6:37-40
* Trusting in the Truth – Andy and Gomer – Job 15:31
* Turning the Other Cheek – Jimmy Morgan – Luke 6:27-36
* God Can Turn Troubles Around (Out of the darkness, the light is born) – Genesis 1:1-5

Related Links:

* The Great Filling Station Robbery  &#8211; More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

Subscribe to the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast
Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: Mountain Wedding Host: Allan Newsome
Guest Teacher: Tom Rusk
Running time: 0:47:37
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
Andy, as the Justice of the Peace, has married Charlene Darling to Dud Wash. However, Ernest T. Bass believes they aren’t truly married since he isn’t a real preacher. Ernest T. tries to woo Charlene and schemes to keep the wedding from taking place. But Andy has a trick
of his own up his sleeve that involves our favorite deputy!
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Communication (Speak now or forever hold your peace) – Isaiah 6:9-10
* Commotion ( For better or worse) – 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 and 4:16-18
* Commitment (….Till death do us part….) – John 16:33

Related Links:

* Mountain Wedding  &#8211; More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about the Bible study and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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Mayberry Bible Study Podcast: A Wife for Andy Host: Allan Newsome
Running time: 0:58:00
Thank you for joining me for the Mayberry Bible Study Podcast.
Download the full lesson plan so you can follow along as you listen to the study.
Lesson Introduction
Barney tries to push Andy into marriage by parading the bachelorettes of Mayberry in front of him. When that seems to fail, Barney sets him up on a “blind date” with Opie’s teacher.
Lesson Points:
Some of the points we&#8217;ll hit during this study are below. For a complete list, download the lesson plan.

* Gossip doesn’t benefit anyone (Proverbs 11:13, 18:6-8, and 26:18-20)
* Busybodies stir up trouble although they may not realize it (Proverbs 16:27-29)
* Nothing worthwhile is easy (Romans 5:3-5 and 15:4, 1 Corinthians 10:13)
* Trust in the Lord (Psalm 118:8, Hebrews 6:12 )

Related Links:

* A Wife for Andy  &#8211; More information about this episode (and all the others) of The Andy Griffith Show can be found at Mayberry.info.
* The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons From a Simpler Time by Joey Fann &#8211; Weaver&#8217;s Department Store, this is a truly wonderful book inspired by the creator of the Mayberry Bible Study that has been sweeping the country.
* BarneyFife.com &#8211; Website originally created in 1998 to provide information about Joey Fann&#8217;s inspirational study based on themes from The Andy Griffith Show.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast mailing list &#8211; If you&#8217;re interested in receiving news about it and would like to be part of the actual studies, please go to the link and sign up for the mailing list for the podcast so I can keep you informed about upcoming episodes.
* Mayberry Bible Study Podcast Facebook Page &#8211; Follow us on Facebook
* iMayberry Community &#8211; Chapel & Mayberry Bible Study Group

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