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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  April 2016

April 11-17

JOB 21-27

April 11-17
  • Song 83 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Job Resisted Wrong Thinking”: (10 min.)

    • Job 22:2-7—Eliphaz gave counsel based on false assumptions and personal opinion (w06 3/15 15 ¶7; w05 9/15 26-27; w95 2/15 27 ¶6)

    • Job 25:4, 5—Bildad presented wrong ideas (w05 9/15 26-27)

    • Job 27:5, 6—Job did not allow others to make him think that he had failed as an integrity keeper (w09 8/15 4 ¶8; w06 3/15 15 ¶9)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Job 24:2—Why was moving a boundary marker a serious offense? (it-1 360)

    • Job 26:7—What is notable about Job’s description of the earth? (w15 6/1 5 ¶4; w11 7/1 26 ¶2-5)

    • What does this week’s Bible reading teach me about Jehovah?

    • What points from this week’s Bible reading can I use in the field ministry?

  • Bible Reading: Job 27:1-23 (4 min. or less)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: g16.2 cover—Lay the groundwork for a return visit. (2 min. or less)

  • Return Visit: g16.2 cover—Lay the groundwork for the next visit. (4 min. or less)

  • Bible Study: bh 145 ¶3-4 (6 min. or less)

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 129

  • Beat a Bully Without Using Your Fists: (15 min.) Discussion. Play the whiteboard animation Beat a Bully Without Using Your Fists. (Go to jw.org, and look under BIBLE TEACHINGS > TEENAGERS.) Afterward, discuss the following questions: Why might a person be bullied? What are some negative effects of bullying? How can you deal with bullying or possibly avoid it? Whom should you talk to if you are being bullied? Direct attention to the Young People Ask book, Volume 2, chapter 14.

  • Congregation Bible Study: ia chap. 13 ¶1-12 (30 min.)

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

  • Song 23 and Prayer