Matthias was chosen and became
an apostle with the other eleven.
Henry Kissinger made it big on the world stage but never got over being the kid nobody wanted to sit with at lunchtime.
After Judas’s demise, Peter told 120 assembled disciples, “We must choose someone else to take Judas’s place. . . . So they nominated two men: Joseph and Matthias. . . . Matthias was chosen and became an apostle with the other eleven” (Acts 1:21, 23, 26).
Joseph is never mentioned in scripture again. I’ve wondered how he felt about losing. He was a good man, and I have a feeling he handled it well. Still, it probably hurt.
You may have suffered the pain of human rejection. But God chose you before the creation of the world and destined you for glory before time began (Eph 1:4; 1 Cor 2:7).
God chose you before you chose him.