• Song 4 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • You Are Worth More Than Many Sparrows”: (10 min.)

    • Lu 12:6​—Even small birds are not forgotten by God (“sparrows” study note on Lu 12:6, nwtsty)

    • Lu 12:7​—Jehovah’s intimate knowledge of us reveals his keen interest in us (“even the hairs of your head are all numbered” study note on Lu 12:7, nwtsty)

    • Lu 12:7​—Jehovah values each one of us (cl 241 ¶4-5)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Lu 13:24​—What does Jesus’ admonition mean? (“Exert yourselves vigorously” study note on Lu 13:24, nwtsty)

    • Lu 13:33​—Why did Jesus make this statement? (“it cannot be” study note on Lu 13:33, nwtsty)

    • 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) Lu 12:22-40

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Second Return Visit: (3 min. or less) Begin with the sample conversation. Then invite the person to the meeting.

  • Third Return Visit: (3 min. or less) Choose your own scripture, and offer a study publication.

  • Bible Study: (6 min. or less) lvs 214-215 ¶4-5

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 116

  • Isolated but Not Forgotten: (15 min.) Play the video. Afterward, discuss the following questions:

    • What challenging situations have the three publishers experienced?

    • How has Jehovah demonstrated that he has not forgotten them?

    • How have the publishers continued to serve Jehovah despite their challenges, and how has this encouraged others?

    • How can you show love to those who are elderly or infirm in your congregation?

  • Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) jy chap. 30

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

  • Song 5 and Prayer