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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  May 2017

May 22-​28

JEREMIAH 44-48

May 22-​28
  • Song 35 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Stop ‘Seeking Great Things for Yourself’”: (10 min.)

    • Jer 45:2, 3​—Baruch’s wrong thinking caused him distress (jr 104-105 ¶4-6)

    • Jer 45:4, 5a​—Jehovah kindly corrected Baruch (jr 103 ¶2)

    • Jer 45:5b​—Baruch preserved his life by focusing on what was most important (w16.07 8 ¶6)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Jer 48:13​—Why would the Moabites “be ashamed of Chemosh”? (it-1 430)

    • Jer 48:42​—Why is Jehovah’s pronouncement against Moab faith-strengthening? (it-2 422 ¶2)

    • 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) Jer 47:1-7

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) hf​—Lay the groundwork for a return visit.

  • Return Visit: (4 min. or less) hf​—Lay the groundwork for the next visit.

  • Bible Study: (6 min. or less) lv 199 ¶9-10​—Briefly show the student how to do research on a specific trial he is experiencing.

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS