From the moment we are conceived, we have a built-in desire to run the world around us so that it benefits us and serves us completely. Let’s face it: We are all born with a self-centered, me-first identity. We emerge from the womb a crybaby, our sole purpose being to see that every whim, desire, and need is fulfilled by those who have obviously been placed in our lives to
accomplish this. In our eyes, the world revolves around us. The description I have just given is the essence of the sin nature. There is not one sin we can name that cannot be labeled selfish and self-centered.