Characters Archives: Abby

Abigail, or “Abby,” is a poodle who loves looking pretty. God’s always watching, so she wants to look her best.

Matthew 4:3 – Stones Into Bread

Matthew 4

Abby bakes some biscuits and they bring to mind Matthew 4:3, where Satan said to Jesus “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread.” #matthew4 #bible #jesus #christianity #biblestories

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Abby: I baked some biscuits. Have some.

Abby: I hope you like them. I'm off to give some to Amos.

Con: You know, this is sort of the flipside of Matthew 4.
Jerry: How's that?

Con: Abby's turned this bread into stones.
Jerry: OW!

Both Matthew 4 and Luke 4 tell of Satan tempting Jesus to show his power.

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2 Samuel – David And Mephibosheth

2 Samuel

Abby writes in her Diary to #God about 2 Samuel and Mephibosheth. #bible #biblestudy #kingdavid #samuel #2samuel #deardiary

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Abby: Dear Diary-To-God...

Abby: I've been reading the Old Testament. 2 Samuel in particular.

Abby: In the story where David is merciful to Mephibosheth, I just have one question...

Abby: How long did it take Mephibosheth to learn to spell his name when he was a kid?

Mephibosheth was crippled and King David had him eat at his table for the rest of his life.

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Read the Bible

read the bible

Nim’s reading the Bible cover to cover as part of his Bible In One Year plan. #bible #biblestudy #bibleverse #readthebible #christian #christianart

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Nim: I'm reading my Bible cover to cover.
Abby: How's that going?

Nim: I think it needs a car chase.
Abby: They didn't have cars back then.

Nim: And a handsome British agent to save the day.
Abby: (Oh brother).

Abby: I see you've been watching James Bond movies again.
Nim: I've got the title: "Live & Let Die & Live Again."

The Bible is full of exciting stories, but there aren't any car chase scenes!

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Proverbs 1:7 – Godly Wisdom

proverbs 1:7

Nim learns that Proverbs 1:7 tells us where true knowledge comes from. #fearofgod #lovinggod #bible #proverbs

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Abby: Solomon was the wisest man in the old testament.

Nim: People sometimes tell me I'm wise.

Nim: Why, just yesterday, Con told me I was a real "wise guy."

Abby: That's not the same kind of wisdom, Nim.
Nim: Well, I should hope not.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of true knowledge - Proverbs 1:7

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God Is Faithful

god is faithful

Con tells Abby that God is faithful and will give her everything she desires. But her desires are expensive!  #God #salvation #jesuschrist #womanoffaith #womanofgod #womenoffaith #womenofgod

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Abby: I'm thinking that if I do what God says, he'll give me what I really want.

Con: You should do what God says and hope you get what he wants you to have.

Abby: What if it's not what I want?
Con: It'll be better.

Abby: Will it be red and leather and totally cute?

We should obey God in all we do without expecting anything in return.

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Being A Good Christian

good Christian

Nim tells Abby that’s he’s been doing well in his Christian walk with God for the day and praying to be a good Christian.

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Nim: I started off the day doing really well in my walk with God.

Nim: I didn't gossip, complain, fib, get mad, be greedy or do any of the things I've been trying to change.

Abby: That's great. Then what happened?

Nim: The alarm went off and I had to get out of bed.

Sometimes it's hard to do what you know is right, but it's always worth trying.

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Jesus And His Miracles

jesus performed miracles

Jesus performed many miracles, but Nim get’s them all wrong because it’s time for the vet to clean his ears.

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Nim: Today we learned about the miracles Jesus performed.

Nim: First, he healed the leopards. Then he calmed the sneeze.

Nim: He even walked underwater.

Abby: It's time for the vet to clean your ears, isn't it?
Nim: Wait! I forgot Lazarus rising from the bed!

Jesus performed many miracles, but Nim didn't get any of them right!

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Ephesians 2:10 – Life is Poetry

ephesians 2:10

Abby learns the word Paul uses for man in Ephesians is the same word that became “poetry,” leading her to say that we are all God’s poems. But Nim has another idea.

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Abby: In Ephesians, the word Paul uses to describe God's creation of us is the same word that became "poetry."

Abby: So you could say that each of us is one of God's "poems."

Nim: Not me.

Nim: I feel more like an unfinished short story.

"We are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works." - Ephesians 2:10

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Pray For Persecuted Christians

pray for christians

Con tells Abby what he’s doing to help persecuted Christians around the world. You can do it too. Just pray right now.

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Abby: "Pugs are Chinese, right?"

Abby: "Then why don't you do something about the fact that the Chinese aren't allowed to pray or even own a Bible?"

Con: "I have been doing something about it."

Abby: "What?"
Con: Praying for them!"

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