Living the Victorious Christian life begins with includes following the Lord, sanctification, and obeying the Lord.
All of these things require the Lord.
Joshua said in 3:13 “the Lord of all the earth shall...” The Lord would separate the waters to allow Israel to cross the Jordan into Canaan, the victorious Christian life. The key here is that he was not just called the Lord of Israel, but the Lord of all the earth. Before he would divide Jordan for Israel to walk over the Jordan on dry ground they would first need to be sanctified. Their sanctification would come through the power of the Lord.
If we are going to live victorious we must trust in the power of the Lord to purify our hearts, cleanse us from sin, and help us to be made holy in our actions.
If we are going to be sanctified we must follow the Lord and Obey his commands.
To be sanctified then we must be...