The Contrast Between Abigail and Nabal

Adventist Youth (AY)
Summary
This program looks at the relationship between three bible characters David, Nabal, and Abigail. We will look at how God called Abigail, used her wisdom and rewarded her. As well as the problems with Nabal.
Program Aim
To let the church understand the virtues Abigail possessed in contrast to her husband Nabal.
Scripture References
1 Samuel 25: 10- 12
Theme Song(s)
My Maker and my King (15), I am a C-H-R-I-S-T-I-A-N
Program Audience
Preparations and resources

Ask a young person to do a brief presentation and someone for the Vespers

Song Service

Opening Song:  #10 Come Christians Join to Sing

Scripture reading: 1 Samuel 25: 10- 12

Prayer

Aim, Motto, Pledge and Song

 

Introduction (AY Leader):

Ask the congregation to list 5 things about Abigail (David and Nabal’s wife)

Today we will look at the relationship between three bible characters namely, David, Nabal, and Abigail. We will look at how God called Abigail, used her wisdom and rewarded her. As well as the problems with Nabal.

 

Presentation: Who is Abigail?

Ask a young person to do a short (5 minutes) presentation on Abigail. They should be given this assignment at least one week before this program.

 

The presentation should cover the following:

  • Where is the story of Abigail found in the bible?
  • Who was she married to first?
  • A summary of her story
  • Her admirable characteristics
  • How was she repaid for her wisdom?

 

Special Music:

 

Part 2: AY Leader should explain this section

Divide the church into four groups. Each group will be given a portion of scripture from 1 Samuel 25. Ask each group to examine the story in 15 minutes and dramatize their various sections.

The Drama should depict the Bible story and bring out the object lessons to be learned and applied by us as Christians. This skit should bring out the creativity of the church and teach the story of David, Nabal, and Abigail.

 

Each Drama should be no longer than 5 minutes.

Group 1: 1 Samuel 25: 1-11

Group 2: 1 Samuel 25: 12-22

Group 3: 1 Samuel 25: 23-34

Group 4: 1 Samuel 25:34- 44

 

Vespers:

Ask someone to present briefly (5 mins) on the topic: The problem with Nabal(Greed)

 

Benediction

 

 

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