“A Wife for Andy”


Barney makes it his mission to help Andy find a wife and begins by parading Mayberry’s bachelorettes through Andy’s living room.


Lesson Points

Busybody or Best Friend?

“Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to houe. And not only do they become idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things they ought not to.” (I Timothy 5:14)



“A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offence.”

Proverbs 19:11




What were Barney’s expectations about marriage? Why did he decide that Helen would not make a good wife for Andy?


After Barney humbled himself and apologized to Andy for his behavior, why was he so upset when Andy said he was going to court Miss Crump? Do you think his apology was insincere?


Share a time when you have had someone try to fix a problem you were having and the outcome.


One of the questions in the lesson today was whether or not we should wait to be asked before we rush in to fix a situation for someone else. Discuss how you feel about this and why.