…you need to stop and realize your helplessness in overcoming it. So many times we lean on our own knowledge and understanding opposite of what Proverbs 3:5 says to do. So many times we RESOLVE to fight this once and for all and find ourselves entrenched even further.
Psalm 40:17 says, But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the lord think of me. You are my HELP and my DELIVERER ; you are my GOD, do not delay.
For thou does not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it; thou art not pleased with burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, Thou will not despise. Psalm 51:16-17