How Would You Answer?
EXPLAIN THE PARABLE
1. In Jesus’ parable recorded at Luke 15:11-32, what did one son do with his inheritance?
2. How did the father feel toward his repentant son?
3. How did the other son respond to the way his brother was treated?
▪ For Discussion: How is Jehovah like the father in the parable? How do you feel about the way the son who stayed at home reacted?
WHEN IN HISTORY?
Name the writer(s) of the Bible books below, and draw a line connecting the book to the approximate date it was completed.
1513 B.C.E 1473 B.C.E. 460 B.C.E. 55-56 C.E. 60-61 C.E.
WHO AM I?
7. After receiving a vision from a wicked spirit, I concluded that God has no faith in his servants.
WHO AM I?
8. I came from Colossae and exerted myself in prayer for the congregations in Laodicea and Hierapolis.
FROM THIS ISSUE
Answer these questions, and provide the missing Bible verse(s).
Page 5 Why is it unwise to trust our own heart? (Jeremiah 17:․․․)
Page 7 What do Jehovah’s laws and reminders do for us? (Psalm 19:․․․)
Page 11 What should we keep an eye on? (Philippians 2:․․․)
Page 20 How can we prove that we love God? (1 John 5:․․․)
Children’s Picture Search
Can you find these pictures in this issue? In your own words, describe what is happening in each picture.
(Answers on page 27)
ANSWERS TO PAGE 31
1. Wasted it on immoral living.—Luke 15:11-13.
2. He felt pity for him.—Luke 15:20-24.
3. He was resentful and jealous.—Luke 15:25-30.
4. Moses, 1473 B.C.E.
5. David, the sons of Korah, Heman, Asaph (house of), Moses, Solomon, Ethan, and perhaps others, 460 B.C.E.
6. Paul, 60-61 C.E.
8. Epaphras.—Colossians 4:12, 13.
[Picture Credit Line on page 31]
Bottom circle: Image supplied courtesy Tourism Western Australia