Hi there, everyone! Had someone from the congregation call me this morning concerned about using the term "sinners" in reference to Christians. The person felt that we are no longer referred to as sinners in the scriptures of the New Testament, and that therefore we ought not be referred to that way now either. An example of where this might occur would be when we prepare for the Lord's Supper and we invite people to come to the table if the know they are sinners and need Jesus' saving work in their lives, etc. So my question is this: In your opinion, should Christians refer to themselves as:
Also (of course) why do you answer the way you do?