We can all breath a sigh of relief God does not operate that way. He seems to like the odd ducks, and unlikely picks to be on his team, even LEAD his team. Hmm.. I might even be chosen on God's robotics team. :)
On top of that Noah was like 600 years old and his sons were around 100.
So much for the Golden Years. "I will make you a mighty nation you." Thus saith the Lord.
A mighty nation?.. Abe and the Mrs. were past the age of having their own kids, so unless God is talking about some 'Mighty Nation' app for his smartphone then he did not know how this was going to happen.
"Moses .. you and I are going to free the children of Israel." Ok, mostly I will but do I have a job for you." - Thus saith the Lord
The spiritual resume of this thief from what we know was pretty light, but that is how big God's Grace is.
"I've got good news and bad news. First the bad news.. your cushy leader of the Pharisees job is going away. The good news.. You will be my very first Missionary." - Thus saith the Lord.
I pray we do not keep God in a box, and a lid on what is possible with regards to the blessings and opportunities to serve.
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9
As we can do all things through Christ. When you are weak, He makes you strong. 2 Cor 12:7-10
May God bless and use you in ways that are BEYOND YOUR DREAMS and all that God intends.