Tag Archives: self-centeredness

The Great Paradox

“It is beyond my power to do this,” Joseph replied. “But God can tell you what it means and set you at ease.” (Genesis 41:16 NLT) Many truths in the Bible seem to be paradoxical. One is if you think that you can do everything alone, you can actually do nothing. If you know you […]

The Blessing of Desperation

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. Then he said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking.” But he said, “I (Jacob) will not let you go unless you bless me.” (Genesis 32:24,26 NASB) Jacob tried to do things his way his whole life. Often, people never find […]