• Song 73 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • They Kept Speaking God’s Word With Boldness”: (10 min.)

    • Ac 4:5-13​—Although “uneducated and ordinary,” Peter and John did not hold back from defending their faith before rulers and scribes (w08 9/1 15, box; w08 5/15 30 ¶6)

    • Ac 4:18-20​—Despite threats, Peter and John refused to stop preaching

    • Ac 4:23-31​—First-century Christians relied on Jehovah’s holy spirit for boldness (it-1 128 ¶3)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Ac 4:11​—In what way is Jesus “the chief cornerstone”? (it-1 514 ¶4)

    • Ac 5:1​—Why did Ananias and Sapphira sell some of their property? (w13 3/1 15 ¶4)

    • 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) Ac 5:27-42

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) Begin with the sample conversation. The person raises an objection that is common in your territory.

  • First Return Visit: (3 min. or less) Begin with the sample conversation. The person tells you that he is not a Christian.

  • Second Return Visit Video: (5 min.) Play and discuss the video.

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 82

  • Worldwide Benefits of Cart Witnessing”: (15 min.) Discussion by the service overseer. Play the video. If the congregation does public witnessing locally using a table or cart, show the display to the audience. Outline local arrangements. If time allows, relate or reenact a good local experience. Explain how publishers can have a share.

  • Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) jy chap. 43 ¶8-18

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

  • Song 64 and Prayer