The enemy will use all sorts of tactics & strategies to get your focus away from the Lord.
One of these ways is 'temptation.'
How can we overcome temptation?
By walking in the spirit.
If we can walk in the spirit, we will not be able to fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Here are 3 ways to overcome temptation:
41 Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Matthew 26:41).
When we pray, we allow the spirit of God to
6 “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: To loose the bonds of wickedness, To undo the heavy burdens, To let the oppressed go free, And that you break every yoke? (Isaiah 58:6)
Fasting loosens bonds of wickedness, undo's heavy burdens, lets us free from oppression and breaks every yoke.
Fasting afflicts our soul. If you think you continue to fall into the temptations... we encourage you to fast.
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God (John 1:1)
11 Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You. (Psalm 119:11)
Gods word is very important.
We need His truth & word to continue to allow us to discern what's from God & not from Him.