Several times throughout the Bible, we see Jesus go alone to pray. And when Satan attacks, Jesus responds with the Word of God, every time. He knew that He needed to have that open line of communication with His father, and that He needed to have God's Word hidden in His heart in order to face those temptations.
Psalm 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Thy word is a , and a light path.
I struggle with my flesh on a daily basis, even more than daily. Each unique situation has an answer in the Bible, something to make Satan turn and run.
When I struggle with pride, I look to Proverbs -