“How can the regenerate Paul — man of God that he is, and author of Romans 6 and 8 — be experiencing such a struggle with sin as we see in Romans 7?”
Packer gently leaned over the table, looked me in the eye, and said, “Young man, Paul wasn’t struggling with sin because he was such a sinner. Paul was struggling because he was such a saint.”
From “A Key Insight about Romans 7 from a Conversation with J.I. Packer” at The Good Book Blog.