Song 28 and Prayer
Opening Comments (3 min. or less)
TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD
“Thriving Spiritually in Old Age”: (10 min.)
Ps 92:12—The righteous bear spiritual fruit (w07 9/15 32; w06 7/15 13 ¶2)
Ps 92:13, 14—Older ones can thrive spiritually despite physical limitations (w14 1/15 26 ¶17; w04 5/15 12 ¶9-10)
Ps 92:15—Older ones can use their experience to encourage others (w04 5/15 12-14 ¶13-18)
Digging for Spiritual Gems: (8 min.)
Ps 99:6, 7—Why are Moses, Aaron, and Samuel good examples? (w15 7/15 8 ¶5)
Ps 101:2—What does it mean to “walk with integrity of heart” inside our house? (w05 11/1 24 ¶14)
What does this week’s Bible reading teach me about Jehovah?
What points from this week’s Bible reading can I use in the field ministry?
Bible Reading: (4 min. or less) Ps 95:1–96:13
APPLY YOURSELF TO THE FIELD MINISTRY
Initial Call: (2 min. or less) g16.4 cover—Lay the groundwork for a return visit.
Return Visit: (4 min. or less) g16.4 cover—Lay the groundwork for the next visit.
Bible Study: (6 min. or less) bh 161-162 ¶18-19—Help the student to see how he can apply the material.
LIVING AS CHRISTIANS
Older Ones—You Have an Important Role (Ps 92:12-15): (15 min.) Discussion. Play the video Older Ones—You Have an Important Role. (Go to tv.jw.org, and look under VIDEO ON DEMAND > THE BIBLE.) Then ask the audience to comment on the practical lessons learned. Encourage older ones to share their wisdom and experience with younger ones. Encourage younger ones to seek out older ones when making important decisions in life.
Congregation Bible Study: (30 min.) ia chap. 21 ¶13-22 and the chapter review
Review Followed by Preview of Next Week (3 min.)
Song 29 and Prayer