Human nature always chooses the most qualified candidate. Isn’t that what a job interview is all about? Starting as soon as little children are old enough to pick teams, the best athletes are chosen first, followed by friends and then the rest.
However God never thinks about things the way we do. In Nehemiah 3:8 we find, “Uzziel son of Harhaiah, one of the goldsmiths, repaired the next section;(of the wall) and Hananiah, one of the perfume-makers, made repairs next to that. They restored Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.” (NIV) (more…)