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OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE AND MINISTRY–MEETING WORKBOOK OCTOBER 2016

October 31–November 6

PROVERBS 22-26

October 31–November 6
  • Song 88 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Train a Boy in the Way He Should Go”: (10 min.)

    • Pr 22:6; 23:24, 25—Godly training gives children the best opportunity to become happy, fulfilled, and responsible adults (w08 4/1 16; w07 6/1 31)

    • Pr 22:15; 23:13, 14—Within the family, “the rod” symbolizes all forms of discipline (w97 10/15 32; it-2 818 ¶4)

    • Pr 23:22—Adult children can benefit from their parents’ wisdom (w04 6/15 14 ¶1-3; w00 6/15 21 ¶13)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Pr 24:16—How does this proverb encourage us to endure in the race for life? (w13 3/15 4-5 ¶5-8)

    • Pr 24:27—How should we understand this proverb? (w09 10/15 12 ¶1)

    • 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) Pr 22:1-21

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) JW.ORG contact card—Witness informally.

  • Return Visit: (4 min. or less) JW.ORG contact card—Lay the groundwork for a return visit, and conclude by introducing the video Why Study the Bible?

  • Bible Study: (6 min. or less) lv 179-181 ¶18-19

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS