Song 85 and Prayer
Opening Comments (3 min. or less)
TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD
Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)
—Why were the Israelites who did not volunteer to return to Jerusalem not necessarily weak in faith? (w06 1/15 17 ¶5; 19 ¶1)
—Why was an offer of help rejected? (w06 1/15 19 ¶3)
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: Ezr 3:10–4:7 (4 min. or less)
APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY
Initial Call: (2 min. or less) Present the last article of the current Watchtower. Lay the groundwork for a return visit.
Return Visit: (4 min. or less) Demonstrate how to make a return visit on someone who responded well to the presentation that featured the last article of the current Watchtower. Lay the groundwork for the next visit.
Bible Study: (6 min. or less) Demonstrate a Bible study. (bh 20-21 ¶6-8)
LIVING AS CHRISTIANS
“All These Other Things Will Be Added to You”: (5 min.) Talk based on Matthew 6:33 and Luke 12:22-24. Invite publishers to relate experiences in which Jehovah fulfilled his promise to care for their material needs when they put the Kingdom first.
—“‘Yes’ and yet ‘No’”?: (10 min.) Discussion. (w14 3/15 30-32)
Congregation Bible Study: ia chap. 7 ¶1-14 (30 min.)
Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)
Song 41 and Prayer