As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly. Proverbs 26:11
Sin is a continual problem, not only for those who are unsaved but those who are also saved. Why? Because until we receive our resurrected bodies or get called up to be with The Lord, we are still in our fleshly bodies. When your Born Again, there’s a battle between the Holy Spirit and your sinful flesh. Its a war that wages on, thats why its important to keep your walk with Christ daily. To deny yourself and carry your cross daily, not just one time
The Proverb compares Sin to vomit, and by Gods standards that what it is. Sin is what corrupts our soul and destroys our body. However as a dog, many of us cant resist the temptations. Many, even though you know its destructive, continually come back to the same sin over and over again. Why? Because you have allowed the flesh to overcome the Spirit. This is why we need to cling to Christ, not just follow Him. Thrown yourself at the Masters feet and beg to take away this burden
This is why Jesus said “Unless you become Born Again, you will not see the Kingdom of Heaven” (John 3:3) You cant expect to be in the presence of God and still be eating your vomit, its a disgrace! You need to be reborn, you need a transformation, you need to overcome your sin. How can we do this? How can we overcome the flesh? Jesus said “Take heart for he has already overcome the world” You need Christ to overcome your sin, he is the only cure
One of the best ways not to sin, is to avoid Sin! Going in a bar at night is probably not going to lead to holiness, use common sense, avoid temptive situations. But most importantly be filled with the Holy Spirit. Pray that God gives you the strength to overcome, and you will because Christ has already overcome. Fill your mind with things from above and not from below!
Are you continually going back to your old vomit? Jesus came to set the captives free, that includes you! Jesus will break your chains from whatever may hold you prisoner, call upon The Lord and you shall be saved Amen!