The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. 

In the way of Your judgments, O Lord, we have waited for You; the desire of our soul is for Your name and for the remembrance of You. With my soul I have desired You in the night, yes, by my spirit within me I will seek You early.

I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) nothing good dwells; for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find … For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man. But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members. § The flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. § Our sufficiency is from God. § My grace is sufficient for you.

Matt. 26:41; Isa. 26:8–9; Rom. 7:18; 22–23; Gal. 5:17; Phil. 4:13; 2 Cor. 3:5; 12:9

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