October 7-​13

JAMES 3-5

October 7-​13
  • Song 50 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Display Godly Wisdom”: (10 min.)

    • Jas 3:17​—Godly wisdom is pure and peaceable (w08 3/15 4:17-18)

    • Jas 3:17​—Godly wisdom is reasonable, ready to obey, and full of mercy and good fruits (cl-E 223-225 ¶12, 14-15)

    • Jas 3:17​—Godly wisdom is impartial and not hypocritical (cl-E 226-227 ¶18-19)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Jas 4:5​—What scripture is James quoting? (w11 2/15 5:6)

    • Jas 4:11, 12​—How does someone who “speaks against a brother” speak “against law”? (w97-E 11/15 20-21 ¶8)

    • What has this week’s Bible reading taught you about Jehovah?

    • What other spiritual gems have you discovered in this week’s Bible reading?

  • Bible Reading: (4 min. or less) Jas 3:1-12 (th study 5)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Apply Yourself to Reading and Teaching: (10 min.) Discussion. Play the video Modulation, and then discuss study 10 of the Teaching brochure.

  • Talk: (5 min. or less) w17.01 1:10-14​—Theme: What can we learn from David’s example of confessing his sins? (th study 14)

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 53

  • Local Needs: (15 min.)

  • Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) kr 5:1-9

  • Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)

  • Song 94 and Prayer