You thought this whole deal was your idea?
“You did not choose me, but I chose you” (John 15:16).
You think you were picked based on your ability?
“So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy” (Romans 9:16).
You think you were picked when you entered the draft?
“He chose us in him before the foundation of the world” (Ephesians 1:4).
– Jared Wilson, Gospel Deeps, 48 (spacing mine)
If you don’t know who Chuck Testa is, here you go.