Song 123 and Prayer
Opening Comments (3 min. or less)
TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD
“Pay Attention to Yourselves and to All the Flock”: (10 min.)
Ac 20:28—Elders shepherd the congregation (w11-ASL 6/15 3:5)
Ac 20:31—Elders offer assistance “night and day” as necessary (w13-ASL 1/15 5:15)
Ac 20:35—Elders must display a self-sacrificing spirit (bt-E 172 ¶20)
Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)
Ac 19:9—How did the apostle Paul set an example in being industrious and adaptable? (bt-E 161 ¶11)
Ac 19:19—How did the Ephesians set an example that is worthy of imitation? (bt-E 162-163 ¶15)
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 19:1-12
APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY
LIVING AS CHRISTIANS
Train Young Men Who Are Reaching Out: (15 min.) Discussion. Play the video. Then answer the following questions: What vital role do elders play in the congregation? (Ac 20:28) Why must elders continue to train others? How can elders imitate Jesus’ example of training his apostles? What attitude should brothers have toward being trained? (Ac 20:35; 1Ti 3:1) What practical training can elders give them? What balanced view should elders have toward those whom they are training?
Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) bh 10:14-19
Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)
Song 49 and Prayer