Song 125 and Prayer
Opening Comments (3 min. or less)
TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD
“When Jehovah Forgives, Does He Forget?”: (10 min.)
Eze 18:19, 20
—Jehovah holds each person responsible for his own actions (w12 7/1 18 ¶2)
Eze 18:21, 22
—Jehovah is ready to forgive repentant ones and will never again hold their sins against them (w12 7/1 18 ¶3-7)
Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)
—Why did the people think that Ezekiel was “speaking in riddles,” and what warning does this provide for us? (w07 7/1 14 ¶3)
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) Eze 20:1-12
APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY
Initial Call: (2 min. or less) 1Jo 5:19
—Teach the Truth. Lay the groundwork for a return visit.
Talk: (6 min. or less) w16.05 32
—Theme: How Can the Congregation Express Its Joy When an Announcement Is Made That Someone Has Been Reinstated?
LIVING AS CHRISTIANS
“Do You Forgive Yourself?”: (10 min.) Discussion. Begin by playing the video Loyally Uphold Jehovah’s Judgments
Young People Ask
—How Can I Deal With My Mistakes?: (5 min.) Discussion of the article “Young People Ask —How Can I Deal With My Mistakes?” Begin by playing the audio recording of the section “What Would You Do?”
Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) kr chap. 15 ¶9-17
Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)
Song 33 and Prayer