Monday, September 27, 2010

Week of September 27th - October 3rd

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 92)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 11, pgs 108-111, ¶1-7)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 23-25
No. 1: 2 Kings 23:1-7
No. 2: What Beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses Set Them Apart as Different From Other Religions?
(rs pg 199 ¶2 - pg 200 ¶7)
No. 3: In What Ways Can True Christians Let Their Light Shine?
(Matthew 5:14-16)

Service Meeting:
(song 93)
Prepare to Offer the October Magazines (15 min.)
(discussion & review of magazine contents. Choose two or three articles, and invite audience suggestions for questions and scriptures that can be used in presentations. Include demo for each issue)
"Will You Start a Bible Study During October?" (15 min.)
(Q&A. Include one or two demos)
(song 101)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
How Jesus Magnifies God’s Righteousness
(pgs 8-12 -August 15th study edition)
(songs 46 & 133)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)

Monday, September 20, 2010

Week of September 20th - 26th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 37)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 10, pgs 105-107, ¶18-23, box on pg 107)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 19-22
No. 1: 2 Kings 20:1-11
No. 2: Why Be Mild-Tempered?
(Matthew 5:5)
No. 3: How Can a Person Love Jehovah if He Is Also to Fear Him?
(rs pg 198 ¶4 - pg 199 ¶1)

Service Meeting:
(song 105)
How Did We Do Last Year? (10 min.)
(talk by the service overseer. Review congregation's activity during the past service year, focusing on the good things accomplished. Interview one or two publishers who had outstanding experiences. Mention one or two aspects of the ministry that the congregation can work on during the coming year, and offer practical suggestions for improvement.)
"Instructions for Those Handling Service Meeting Parts" (10 min.)
(talk by an elder)
Help Your Child to Become a Publisher (10 min.)
(discussion based on od pg 82. Interview an exemplary parent who has a young child who is an unbaptized publisher. How did he or she help the child to progress and qualify to become a publisher?
(song 41)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"The Spirit Searches Into...the Deep Things of God"
(pgs 20-24 -July 15th study edition)
(songs 71 & 117)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* od (Organized To Do Jehovah's Will)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Week of September 13th - 19th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 63)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 10, pgs 102-105, ¶11-17)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 16-18
No. 1: 2 Kings 17:1-11
No. 2: Is Jehovah in the "Old Testament" the Same as Jesus Christ in the "New Testament"?
(rs pg 197 ¶8 - pg 198 ¶3)
No. 3: Does the Bible Require That We Blindly Believe in God?

Service Meeting:
(song 47)
The Honor of Being a Minister of the Good News (10 min.)
(Enthusiastic talk based on od pg 77 to pg 78 ¶2)
"The Bible—Its Power in Your Life" (20 min.)
(Q&A)- Here's a link to video clip on the website:
The Bible—Its Power in Your Life (pt 2)
(song 114)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
Have a Full Share in the Great Spiritual Harvest
(pgs 16-20 -July 15th study edition)
(songs 103 & 102)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* od (Organized To Do Jehovah's Will)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Week of September 6th - 12th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 69)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 10, pgs 98-102, ¶1-10)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 12-15
No. 1: 2 Kings 13:1-11
No. 2: Ways in Which We Can Receive Holy Spirit
No. 3: Which Form of the Divine Name is Correct, Jehovah or Yahweh, and Why Is It Important to Know and Use God's Name?
(rs pg 195 ¶1 - pg 197 ¶7)

Service Meeting:
(song 60)
Why We Are Not False Prophets (10 min.)
(Audience discussion based on rs pg 136 ¶2 to the end of pg 137. Have one suggestion from pg 137 demonstrated)
Local Needs (10 min.)
Interview one or two exemplary publishers who've served Jehovah faithfully for many years (10 min.)
-How has the preaching work changed since they first started in the ministry?
-What Kingdom growth have they witnessed in the local area and worldwide?
-How has the organization helped them to progress as an evangelizer?
(song 121)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"What Sort of Persons Ought You to Be!"
(pgs 7-11 -July 15th study edition)
(songs 61 & 29)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)