John 4:34-35 My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.

Recommended Reading: John 4, Matthew 28:19-20

What if our friends and family began to come to Christ in herds to the point that our churches couldn’t even hold them? Imagine what we could do if even a few people took this to heart, understood how powerful this message is, and committed to do whatever it took to spread it to everyone they knew? But until we decide it’s worth telling someone, we’ll never know. The only type of person God can’t use is an unwilling one. When we view the harvest as RIPE we become excited to invite them to church and share our faith. When we assume they’ll be offended or indifferent, we’ll most likely talk ourselves out of ever talking to them in the first place. Today, commit to inviting people to church and sharing your faith.

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