Monday, March 5, 2012

Week of March 5th - 11th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 103 and Prayer)
"Bearing Thorough Witness About God's Kingdom"
(chapter 17, pgs 137-138, ¶15-19)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading:
Jeremiah 1-4
No. 1: Jeremiah 3:14-25
No. 2: Why We Proudly Bear Jehovah's Name
(Isaiah 43:12)
No. 3: What Is the Bible's View of Divorce and Remarriage?
(rs pg 252, ¶1-4)

Service Meeting:
(song 94)
Announcements (5 min.)
Benefit From Examining the Scriptures Daily—2012 (10 min.)
(Briefly consider the foreward by means of a talk. Then invite audience to relate when they have set aside time to consider the text and how they have benefited. Conclude by discussing the yeartext for 2012)
Local Needs (10 min.)
Ideas for Offering the Magazines in March (10 min.)
(Discussion. Take one to two mins to point out a few of the articles that may have appeal in your territory. Next, using the cover series of The Watchtower, invite audience to give suggestions on an interest-arousing question to ask, and then invite suggestions on a scripture to read. Do the same for the cover series of Awake! and, if time allows, for one other article from either magazine. Demonstrate how each issue may be offered.)
(song 75 and Prayer)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"Learn Watchfulness From Jesus' Apostles"
(pgs 9-13 -January 15th study edition)
(songs 125 & 43)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)