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Matthew 4:19 Fishers of Men

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Amos and Nim try to figure out how to be “fishers of men.”

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Amos: We've been reading Matthew in the Bible at church.

Amos: In Matthew 4:19, Jesus says "Come follow Me. I will make you fishers of men."

Nim: Wow! I wonder what kind of bait you would use to fish for men.

Amos: Probably hot dogs or spicy wings.
Nim: Or tacos.

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Isaiah 11:5 – Righteousness Will Be His Belt

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Abby’s desire to be like Jesus conflicts with her fashion sense. Isaiah 11:5 #isaiah #bible #bibleverse #biblestudy #iamachristian

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Abby: I want to be like Jesus.
Jerry: That's good.

Abby: But Isaiah 11:5 says "Righteousness will be His belt."

Jerry: Why is that a problem?

Abby: Belts make me look hip-py.

Isaiah 11 speaks prophecy about the coming of Jesus Christ.

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The Epistles

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Nim says his church’s Children’s Minister asked about the Epistles. #kidmin #childrensminister #bible #biblestories #apostle

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Nim: My children's minister asked me what the Epistles were.

Nim: And I said, "They were the wives of the Apostles."

Amos: "What did he say?"

Nim: "Not muc. He just put his face in his hands and mumbled "Give me strength, Lord."

The Epistles were letters Paul wrote that are now books in the Bible.

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The Temple of Solomon

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Con discusses the Temple of Solomon and giving glory to god. #solomon #solomonstemple #templeofsolomon #celebration #glorytogod

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Con: When we pray, we should pray like Solomon at the dedication of the Temple.

Con: We should lift our voice in gratitude to the one true God.

Con: And all glory should go to Him.

Nim: And then we party for fourteen days straight!
Con: Now hold on a minute.

When Solomon dedicated the Temple to the Lord, the people celebrated for 14 days.

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Ephesians 2:10 – God’s Poems

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Every person alive can be called one of God’s “poems.” #ephesians #creation #godslove #poetry

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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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Live a Godly Life

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Abby and Nim discuss what it takes to live a Godly life. #godlylife #christcentered #walkwithgod #jesusrocks

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Abby: I want to live my life so that every day, God sees me and says "Good job!"

Con: We're a lot alike!

Con: I want to live my life so that every day, Satan sees me and says...

Con: "Oh no! Not him again!"

Live your life as a testament to God's loving grace.

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Count Your Blessings

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Con tells Nim the secret to happiness is to count your blessings. #godbless #countyourblessings #blessings #blessing

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Nim: I know somebody who always complains. She never sees the blessings in her life.

Con: You should pray for her. Pray that God will reveal her blessings and then touch her heart so that she can focus on the positive. Which will help her deal with her difficulties more easily.

Nim: I was just going to tell her to shut her kibble-hole and quit complaining, but your way sounds better.

If you remember your blessings, it's easier to deal with your problems.

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1 John 4:8 – God Is Love

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1 John 4:8 (NLT): God Is Love

But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love.

#bible #biblequotes #dance #godislove

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Abby: My Pastor said "God is Love."
Jerry: That's right.

Abby: But the word "love" is a verb, like in "I love to dance." Saying someone is a verb doesn't make sense. Maybe I should start saying "Abby IS dance."
Jerry: "Love" can also be a noun, like in "He has a lot of love." It's used like that.

Abby: Oh.

Abby: Can I still say "Abby is dance?"

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Matthew 3:11 – Not Fit To Carry Sandals

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Nim wants to make sure he’s fit enough to carry Jesus’ sandals because he read Matthew 3:11. #matthew3 #bible #biblestudy #biblequote

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Nim: In Matthew 3;11, John the Baptist says One more powerful is coming, whose sandals he's "not fit to carry."

Nim: So I'm working out with different types of shoes so I'll be fit enough.

Nim: I've worked my way up to a woman's size 5 pump. I hope to be fit enough for men's sandals by next week.

Con: I don't know how to respond.
Nim: Oooh...feel my muscle!

John the Baptist was just one of many people in the Bible who prophesied the coming Christ.

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Psalm 103 – God Loves You

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Con explains why God loves you and his promises in Psalm 103. #psalm #psalms #bible #biblestudy #homeschool

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Con: "The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever;

Con: "He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the Heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him;

Con: "As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him." - Psalm 103:8-13

Con: God doesn't love us for because of our actions. He loves us in spite of our actions!

We could never be good enough for God. That's why Jesus saved us.

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