Forsaking God, Illustrated By
Most Relevant Verses
"I regret that I made Saul king, because he has turned away from following me and has not carried out my commands." Samuel was angry, and he cried out to the LORD all night.
"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.
You have deserted me," declares the LORD. "You keep going backward. I'll reach out my hand and destroy you. I'm tired of showing compassion.
As a result, many of his disciples turned back and no longer associated with him.
They have left the straight path and wandered off to follow the path of Bosor's son Balaam, who loved the reward he got for doing wrong.