Having treated the problem of legalism, Paul turns to a practical discussion of the effect the follows from lapsing into the legalistic mentality. It inevitably produces the frustration of a conflict between the virtuous desires of the mind, that seem always to succumb to the not-so-virtuous desires of the body. In this well-known text Paul describes in painful detail the sorry condition of one who attempts to live a righteous life but lacks the fortitude to do so.
This video series features 30 lectures of 30 minutes each, covering the entire book of Romans. The studies emphasize the historical setting of this book, including the controversies that inspired its publication. It also emphasizes practical application of the truths of Romans in a way that is sure to encourage.