For what our human nature wants is opposed to what the Spirit wants, and what the Spirit wants is opposed to what our human nature wants. These two are enemies, and this means that you cannot do what you want to do. 1
References for Galatians 5:17
5.17 Ro 7.15-23.
If the Spirit leads you, then you are not subject to the Law.
What human nature does is quite plain. It shows itself in immoral, filthy, and indecent actions;
in worship of idols and witchcraft. People become enemies and they fight; they become jealous, angry, and ambitious. They separate into parties and groups;
they are envious, get drunk, have orgies, and do other things like these. I warn you now as I have before: those who do these things will not possess the Kingdom of God.
But the Spirit produces love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
humility, and self-control. There is no law against such things as these.
And those who belong to Christ Jesus have put to death their human nature with all its passions and desires.
The Spirit has given us life; he must also control our lives.
We must not be proud or irritate one another or be jealous of one another.