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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  October 2017

October 23-​29

HOSEA 8-14

October 23-​29
  • Song 76 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Offer Your Very Best to Jehovah”: (10 min.)

    • Ho 14:2​—Jehovah highly values “the praise of our lips” (w07 4/1 20 ¶2)

    • Ho 14:4​—Jehovah grants forgiveness, approval, and friendship to those offering their best to him (w11 2/15 16 ¶15)

    • Ho 14:9​—Walking in Jehovah’s ways is good for us (jd 87 ¶11)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Ho 10:12​—What must we do to “reap loyal love” from Jehovah? (w05 11/15 28 ¶7)

    • Ho 11:1​—How were these words fulfilled in Jesus? (w11 8/15 10 ¶10)

    • 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) Ho 8:1-14

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) T-35

  • Return Visit: (4 min. or less) T-35​—The tract was placed on the preceding visit. Continue the conversation, and overcome an objection raised by the householder.

  • Bible Study: (6 min. or less) lv 152 ¶13-15​—Show how to reach the heart.

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS