May 20-​26

2 CORINTHIANS 11-13

May 20-​26
  • Song 3 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Paul’s ‘Thorn in the Flesh’”: (10 min.)

    • 2Co 12:7​—Paul dealt with a nagging problem that was like an irritating thorn (w07 1/1 2:16)

    • 2Co 12:8, 9​—Jehovah chose not to grant Paul’s supplications to remove the thorn (w07 1/1 2:17-18)

    • 2Co 12:10​—Paul was able to fulfill his assignment by relying on God’s holy spirit (w18.01 1:8-9)

  • 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?

  • Bible Reading: (4 min. or less) 2Co 11:1-11 (th study 5)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS