January 7-​13

ACTS 21-22

January 7-​13
  • Song 55 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Let the Will of Jehovah Take Place”: (10 min.)

    • Ac 21:8-12​—Fellow Christians begged Paul not to go up to Jerusalem because of the danger that awaited him there (bt-E 177-178 ¶15-16)

    • Ac 21:13​—Paul remained determined to do Jehovah’s will (bt-E 178 ¶17)

    • Ac 21:14​—After seeing Paul’s resolve, the brothers stopped objecting (bt-E 178 ¶18)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Ac 21:23, 24​—Why did the elders in Jerusalem give Paul this direction if Christians were no longer under the Mosaic Law? (bt-E 184-185 ¶10-12)

    • Ac 22:16​—How could Paul’s sins be washed away? (“wash your sins away by your calling on his name” study note on Ac 22:16, nwtsty-E)

    • 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) Ac 21:15-25 (th study 5) *

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Apply Yourself to Reading and Teaching: (10 min.) Discussion. Play the video Effective Introduction, and then discuss study 1 of the Teaching brochure.

  • Talk: (5 min. or less) w06 7/1 1:8-10​—Theme: What Can We Learn From the Sabbath Arrangement? (th study 1) *

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

^ par. 15 ^ par. 18 Note: Beginning with this issue, the instructions for each student assignment will include in parentheses the specific study point from the brochure Apply Yourself to Reading and Teaching (th) that the student should work on.