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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  March 2017

March 27–April 2

JEREMIAH 12-16

March 27–April 2
  • Song 128 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Israel Forgot Jehovah”: (10 min.)

    • Jer 13:1-5—Jeremiah obeyed God’s instructions to hide a linen belt, although it took great effort (jr 51 ¶17)

    • Jer 13:6, 7—When Jeremiah made the long trek to retrieve the belt, he found that it was ruined (jr 52 ¶18)

    • Jer 13:8-11—Jehovah was illustrating that the close relationship that he had with the Israelites would be ruined because of their stubbornness (jr 52 ¶19-20; it-1 1121 ¶2)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Jer 12:1, 2, 14—What was Jeremiah’s question, and what was Jehovah’s answer? (jr 118 ¶11)

    • Jer 15:17—What was Jeremiah’s view of associations, and how can we imitate him? (w04 5/1 12 ¶16)

    • 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: (4 min. or less) Jer 13:15-27

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) Memorial invitation and video—Lay the groundwork for a return visit.

  • Return Visit: (4 min. or less) Memorial invitation and video—Lay the groundwork for the next visit.

  • Talk: (6 min.) w16.03 29-31—Theme: When Were God’s People Held Captive by Babylon the Great?

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS