If we were made in the image of God, then how come we have to be born again? How can we not act as if God acts or how God wants us to act, if we were made in His image? Morally, if we are made in His image, then we should not be committing sin.
The downside about culture and individuals teaching and learning that we are made in the image of God is that one does not have a definite answer to what that means. Biblically with this verse, the problem is not specifying what it means to be made in the image of God. Culturally, not defining what it means to be made in the image of God has only hindered our knowledge. Presently, we have so many different views of what it means to be made in the image of God, but God does not specify what it truly