Proposition: In Romans 7:13-20, Paul addresses the experiential reality of indwelling sin so that you can know and attend to such sin for the remainder of your life on earth.
The issue (v. 13)
Question: Did the Law Bring Death? (v. 13a)
Answer: No, sin brought death through the Law (v. 13b)
Reason: To show the exceeding measure of sin (v. 13c)
Clarification #1: The Law is spiritual, but man is fleshly (vv. 14-17)
Clarification #2: Nothing good dwells in man’s flesh (vv. 18-20)