March 16-22

GENESIS 25-26

March 16-22
  • Song 149 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (1 min.)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Esau Sells His Birthright”: (10 min.)

    • Ge 25:27, 28​—Twins Esau and Jacob differed in temperament and in their choice of activities (lfb 12)

    • Ge 25:29, 30​—Esau allowed hunger and exhaustion to control him

    • Ge 25:31-34​—Ungrateful Esau rashly sold his birthright to Jacob for a meal (w19.02 8:11)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (10 min.)

    • Ge 25:8​—Why may we be sure that Abraham never regretted his loyal obedience to Jehovah? (w16.02 1:15)

    • Ge 26:7​—Why did Isaac not tell the whole truth in this instance? (it-2-E 245 ¶6)

    • What spiritual gems from this week’s Bible reading would you like to share regarding Jehovah God, the field ministry, or something else?

  • Bible Reading: (4 min. or less) Ge 25:24-34 (th study 5)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • First Return Visit Video: (5 min.) Discussion. Play the video, and then ask the audience the following questions: How can we avoid embarrassing a householder if he does not know the answer to a question? How did the publisher reason effectively on Matthew 20:28?

  • First Return Visit: (4 min. or less) Use the sample conversation. (th study 3)

  • First Return Visit: (4 min. or less) Begin with the sample conversation. Then offer the Teach book. (th study 15)

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 40

  • Use Videos When Studying Good News From God! With People: (15 min.) Discussion. Play the videos What Is the Condition of the Dead? and Why Does God Allow Suffering? After each video is played, ask the following questions: How can you use this video when studying the Good News brochure? (mwb19.03 4:8) What points from the video have you found helpful in your teaching? Remind all that the digital version of the Good News brochure includes links to videos.

  • Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) ll Lesson 11, 12

  • Concluding Comments (3 min. or less)

  • Song 50 and Prayer