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OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE AND MINISTRY–MEETING WORKBOOK APRIL 2016

April 25–May 1

JOB 33-37

April 25–May 1
  • Song 50 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • A True Friend Gives Upbuilding Counsel”: (10 min.)

    • Job 33:1-5—Elihu showed respect for Job (w95 2/15 29 ¶3-5)

    • Job 33:6, 7—Elihu was humble and kind (w95 2/15 29 ¶3-5)

    • Job 33:24, 25—Elihu encouraged Job even while giving counsel (w11 4/1 23 ¶3; w09 4/15 4 ¶8)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Job 33:24, 25—What might have been the “ransom” that Elihu mentioned? (w11 4/1 23 ¶3-5)

    • Job 34:36—To what extent was Job to be tested, and what does that teach us? (w94 11/15 17 ¶10)

    • 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 33:1-25 (4 min. or less)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: Offer the 2016 regional convention invitation using the sample presentation. (2 min. or less)

  • Return Visit: fg lesson 12 ¶4-5—Demonstrate how to make a return visit on someone who accepted the convention invitation. Lay the groundwork for the next visit. (4 min. or less)

  • Bible Study: jl lesson 11—Encourage the student to attend an upcoming convention. (6 min. or less)

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 124

  • Convention Reminders”: (8 min.) Talk. Play the video Convention Reminders. (Go to tv.jw.org, and look under VIDEO ON DEMAND > OUR ACTIVITIES.) Encourage all to finalize their plans to attend all three days. Outline local arrangements for the invitation campaign.

  • Local needs: (7 min.)

  • Congregation Bible Study: ia chap. 14 ¶1-13 (30 min.)

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

  • Song 21 and Prayer