Misshapen Fruits and Vegetables April 6, 2016

To curb the unnecessary food waste in Canada, Loblaw Companies Ltd. is selling misshapen apples and potatoes at a 30 per cent discount at some of its stores in Ontario and Quebec. They are recognizing that outward appearances do not necessarily reflect what is going on inside these fruits and vegetables. The unnattractive ones taste just as good as the pretty ones. In so doing they illustrate the attitude of our Maker toward His creatures. He does not just love and favour the famous, attractive, educated, or rich of this world. One Bible passage says, “…the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” In other words, God looks deeply inside of us and regardless of what He sees, He values us and He loves us. He loved us so much that He gave His Son to die on an old rugged cross to pay the penalty for our sins. John wrote, “God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son…”

Pastor Alex Rockwell
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