What your spiritual nature wants is contrary to what your, corrupt nature wants. They are opposed to each other.
YOU SHOULDN’T DESPAIR when you feel that the corrupt nature continuously struggles against the Spirit. You shouldn’t despair if you can’t immediately force the corrupt nature to be subject to the Spirit.
Don’t be surprised or frightened when you become aware of this conflict between the corrupt nature and the Spirit in your body. But you should take courage when Paul says the desires of the corrupt nature are against the Spirit. “They are opposed to each other. As a result, you don t always do what you intend to do.” With these words, he comforts those who are being tested. It’s as if P ... continue reading