• Song 16 and Prayer

  • Opening Comments (3 min. or less)

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD

  • Imitate Jesus’ Compassion”: (10 min.)

  • Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)

    • Joh 11:49​—Who appointed Caiaphas as high priest, and for how long did he hold this office? (“high priest” study note on Joh 11:49, nwtsty)

    • Joh 12:42​—Why were some Jews afraid to acknowledge Jesus as the Christ? (“the rulers,” “expelled from the synagogue” study notes on Joh 12:42, nwtsty)

    • 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) Joh 12:35-50

APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY

  • Initial Call: (2 min. or less) Use the sample conversation.

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

  • Talk: (6 min. or less) w13 9/15 32​—Theme: Why Did Jesus Give Way to Tears Prior to the Resurrection of Lazarus?

LIVING AS CHRISTIANS

  • Song 141

  • Jesus Is “the Resurrection and the Life” (Joh 11:25): (15 min.) Discussion. Play the video ‘For a Certainty God Made Him Lord and Christ’​—Part II, Excerpt. Then ask the audience the following questions: What does this account teach us about Jesus’ compassion? In what way is Jesus “the resurrection and the life”? What miracles will Jesus perform in the future?

  • Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) jy chap. 38

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

  • Song 147 and Prayer