Culture Cheat Sheet describes the humble beginnings of successful celebrity chefs, like “Anthony Bourdain’s dishwashing days” and “Rachael Ray’s time spent behind the Macy’s candy counter.”
David was the youngest brother, and his job was to tend the sheep, the lowliest job in the family. Like David, we may be in a lowly position at work, or we may feel unrecognized by our family. Just as David was chosen by God before he had done anything fantastic or special, so also God chooses us in his grace as his beloved ones before we’ve done anything to earn it. While we were still sinners Christ died for us.