Not getting what we want may be one of the biggest challenges to our faith. God wants to parent us by giving us what we need.
It is easy to try to rely on something as tangible as money for security. What are times in your life when you have faced guilt or regret, and relied on wealth or money, rather than turning to God for forgiveness?
Selfishness is a very deceiving sin. It misleads us by promising pleasure, relief, and prosperity that it can’t really deliver. Life is much better and more satisfying when we follow God instead of our own selfish desires. How do you see self-focus in your life? Do you tend to believe the lie that living a selfish life will make you happier than following God?