I have hidden your word in my heart,
that I might not sin against you.
– Psalm 119:11 (WEB)
Scripture has a funny way of inserting itself into your thoughts. The Lord changes the way we think as we read and meditate on His word. In many ways, our thinking becomes aligned with His.
Not in all ways, of course. But in some ways you begin to see things the way He wants you to. For instance, habitual sins are easier to break when reflecting on specific verses. There is power in God’s word.
An excellent online resource for dealing with and breaking habitual sins is Focus on the Family’s Life Challenges page.