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  • A person who transgresses against divine law by committing an immoral act or acts.

    ‘God forgives repentant sinners’
    • ‘I may be a sinner, but the sinner whom these prayers were describing was not me.’
    • ‘Repentant sinners may do more for God's glory than some of those who judge them harshly.’
    • ‘We must preach to sinners the good news of salvation through the grace of a sovereign God.’
    • ‘If you don't turn to your life over to God he can't hear the prayer of a sinner.’
    • ‘Today we are attempting to make the Gospel a means of bringing sinners into God's holy Presence.’
    • ‘Dear God, I acknowledge I am a sinner and because I am a sinner I know through your word that I am alienated from you.’
    • ‘Everyone is a sinner and God will of course forgive those who truly repent.’
    • ‘He helped me to see that I was a sinner who needed the saving grace of Almighty God.’
    • ‘Only Christ crucified and risen can save sinners separated from God.’
    • ‘There are feelings of concern for lost sinners who are without God and without hope.’
    • ‘I am still a sinner, but I can say with assurance that I am a sinner saved by God's grace.’
    • ‘He invites us not because we are righteous but because we are sinners who need His salvation.’
    • ‘The third aspect of our baptismal identity as God's new creation involves learning to be a sinner.’
    • ‘God is so big and so pure that mortal sinners dare not to approach Him upon pain of death.’
    • ‘The suffering and death of Jesus Christ were an essential part of God's plan to save sinners.’
    • ‘Is showing love, or even friendship, with the sinner a sign of condoning the sin?’
    • ‘I am here as the chief of sinners saved by grace and to tell you that the grace which has saved me can surely save you.’
    • ‘Jesus reaffirms his unwavering confidence in the Father, even as he bears the Father's wrath in the place of sinners.’
    • ‘A baptism of repentance is appropriate for sinners, but not for Jesus.’
    • ‘Paul stresses that the primary purpose why Jesus came into the world was to save sinners.’
    wrongdoer, evil-doer, transgressor, offender, criminal
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/ˈsinər/ /ˈsɪnər/