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OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE AND MINISTRY–MEETING WORKBOOK MARCH 2016

March 7-13

ESTHER 6-10

March 7-13
  • Song 131 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Esther Acted Unselfishly for Jehovah and for His People”: (10 min.)

    • Es 8:3, 4—Although Esther was safe, she risked her life for others (ia 143 ¶24-25)

    • Es 8:5—Esther was tactful with Ahasuerus (w06 3/1 11 ¶8)

    • Es 8:17—Many people became Jewish proselytes (w06 3/1 11 ¶3)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Es 8:1, 2—How was Jacob’s deathbed prophecy fulfilled regarding Benjamin’s ‘dividing spoil in the evening’? (ia 142, box)

    • Es 9:10, 15, 16—Even though the decree authorized plundering of the spoil, why did the Jews refrain from doing so? (w06 3/1 11 ¶4)

    • 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: Es 8:1-9 (4 min. or less)

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 118

  • Welcome Our Guests”: (15 min.) Discussion. Invite publishers to relate good experiences that resulted from taking the initiative to welcome visitors attending a past Memorial. Have a reenactment of an outstanding experience.

  • Congregation Bible Study: ia chap. 10 ¶12-21 and the chapter review (30 min.)

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

  • Song 147 and Prayer