This is God's work, and the order of priority in God's kingdom.
Luke 14:1, Luke 14:7-14
Hospitality, Proud Humbled, Humble Exalted
Jesus uses a couple of etiquette lessons to teach true humility. The point is simple (and repeated throughout scripture): If we lift ourselves up, God will put us down. If we lift others up, God will lift us up.
Luke 14:7-14, Philippians 2:5-11
Humble Yourself, Humility And Pride, Pride And Humility, Humble Exalted
How God uses the least of people for His purposes
1 Samuel 16:1-13
David, Servant Heart, David Chosen As King, Least Of These, Humble Exalted