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Why do we rebel against God?

But you were unwilling to go up; you rebelled against the command of the Lord your God. You grumbled in your tents and said, “The Lord hates us; so he brought us out of Egypt to deliver us into the hands of the Amorites to destroy us. Deuteronomy 1:26-27
In spite of this, you did not trust in the Lord your God, who went ahead of you on your journey, in fire by night and in a cloud by day, to search out places for you to camp and to show you the way you should go. Deuteronomy 1:32-33
Then you replied, “We have sinned against the Lord. We will go up and fight, as the Lord our God commanded us.” So every one of you put on his weapons, thinking it easy to go up into the hill country. Deuteronomy 1:41
            The Israelites were rescued by God in Egypt, then guided by God through the wilderness for forty years.  They saw his presence daily and yet they still rebelled.  Why?
            They did not trust God and instead trusted their own instincts and plans.
            They sinned against God by not listening to him and preferring to listen to themselves.
            Both of these point to selfishness.  If we don’t get our way then we’ll rebel until we do.