TAKE IT HOME:
Discuss this as a family this week:
-- How do you prefer your fruit? Unripe, not quite ripe, ripe, or over ripe? Why?
-- Through Amos, God told His people that the time was ripe for Him to judge their sin. Why do you think God just doesn't let their sin go?
-- Why do you think God wants us to tell other people about what He has done for us through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus?