Song 3 and Prayer
Opening Comments (3 min. or less)
TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD
“Paul’s ‘Thorn in the Flesh’”: (10 min.)
Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)
2Co 12:2-4—To what do “the third heaven” and “paradise” likely refer? (w18.12-E 8 ¶10-12)
2Co 11:23-27—What did Paul experience as he served God, but what gave him the courage to continue? (w11 1/15 5:15)
What has this week’s Bible reading taught you about Jehovah?
What other spiritual gems have you discovered in this week’s Bible reading?
APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY
LIVING AS CHRISTIANS
“You Can Succeed Despite Your ‘Thorn in the Flesh’!”: (15 min.) Discussion. Play the video “The Eyes of the Blind Will Be Opened.” Inform the audience that literature for the blind or visually impaired is available in 47 languages in braille as well as other formats. Publishers should speak with the literature servant to request such literature. Encourage all to be attentive to the needs of any in the congregation or territory who are visually impaired.
Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) lfb Lessons 95-96
Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)
Song 137 and Prayer