I would encourage you to read Romans 6 again in light of temptations to sin. Paul wrote these words to Timothy, but they give us great wisdom in the face of any temptation. 2 Timothy 2:22 says, “Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”
When we bring Romans 6 into our heart it will become part of our thought processes. It is no longer print on a page, but activated truth that brings inner transformation. It becomes His active righteousness that empowers us to resist every temptation. It is the truth we know experientially that sets us free from the entanglement of sin.
We stand and keep on standing by keeping His word alive in our thoughts. Remember that His word is a two-edged sword. We can whip it out and slice the life out of the temptation. Speaking truth is our heart’s breath. Psalm 15:2 says, “He who walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.”
John 10:17 says that faith comes by hearing God’s word. Our thoughts become words. As we continue to walk in truth and speak it in our heart, our faith will be strengthened and increased. 3 John verse 4 says, “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” The Lord is Truth. Our lives will be a testimony of His truth within us that will please Him. Experiential truth bears fruit that glorifies Him.