Jehovah-nissi, Our victory over the flesh

Last night I had the privilege of leading a Bible study on the Name Jehovah-nissi. In fact, this lesson is a two-part lesson, one of which I have already written about in the article Jesus is the Rock. During the first lesson, we learned that our #1 enemy as believers is not Satan. Our #1 enemy is our own sinful flesh. The only way that  we are able to have victory over our flesh is to have an encounter with Jesus Christ, accepting Him as Lord and Savior, receiving the Holy Spirit to guide us moment by moment. Once that happens, we finally have the ability to overcome sin and temptation. We are no longer slaves to our sinful flesh. In this article, I would like to write some practical advice on how to overcome our #1 enemy day by day, moment by moment. Continue reading