"The duties of the Kohathites at the Tabernacle will relate to the most sacred objects." Numbers 4:4
"These Gershonite clans will be responsible for general service and carrying loads". Numbers 4:24
Finally, the Merarite clan, "Their only duty at the Tabernacle will be to carry loads". Numbers 4:31
Is it just me, or do you see a progression here from most important to lesser important duties? Going from descriptions of "most sacred", to "general service" to "only" speaks volumes concerning what people value. I wonder if any of the Levites got caught up in the deadly comparison trap. Sadly, I am not immune to this snare.
We tend to compare appearance, position, children, husbands, marriages. We compare homes, possessions, University degrees and salaries. I think, being a twin, I've always struggled with comparisons. All my life there has been an identical person with whom to compare myself. It is a constant battle not to allow this bait of Satan to lure my mind to thoughts that lead me to insecurity and feelings of worthlessness.
The Lord has created us each uniquely. He has a role that only you can fill. We are fearfully and wonderfully made. Regardless if we feel our current position falls into the category of "most sacred", "general service" or "only", it is the one God has designed for us specifically. We need to carry out each request with the same passion and enthusiasm, regardless of its accompanying status.
If God has called you to any area of ministry, delight in serving Him.