Just because the world says, “I don’t think so,” doesn’t mean you should.
Have you ever lost an opportunity by passing over someone on the playground only to find them surprisingly strong players?
What about games like Trivial Pursuit or Pictionary, Scrabble or Charades? Any surprise stars that rocked your world? Well, this type of thing doesn’t just happen in your living room. According to the NFL.com Tom Brady was draft choice number 199 in the 6th round after his college football struggles at the University of Michigan. Most were surprised by what he became. Or take Steve Wosniak who tells of begging Hewlett-Packard five times to make the first Apple computer only to find their executives staunch in the stance that personal computers were for the hobbyist not the human race.
The was once a fellow named Peter who walked with Christ. In his first letter to a scattered audience he wrote the following description of Christ:
“4 …a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious.” (I Peter 2:4; ESV)