“Be obedient to God, and do not allow your lives to be shaped by those desires you had when you were still ignorant” 1 Pet 1:14
Beloved Paul said I put my body (desires) under subjection so that I do not go against my preaching. Emotions are difficult to control nevertheless we are told in this verse that we should choose to obey God and not follow our desires, some desires are not godly at all i.e. lust, greed, etc. we used to submit to those desires before we came into the kingdom of God and now we should allow our lives to be shaped by the word of God.