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Backsliding


1. Is turning from God. 1Ki 11:9.

2. Is leaving the first love. Re 2:4.

3. Is departing form the simplicity of the gospel. 2Co 11:3; Ga 3:1-3; 5:4,7.

4. God is displeased at. Ps 78:57,59.

5. Warnings against. Ps 85:8; 1Co 10:12.

6. Guilt and consequences of. Nu 14:43; Ps 125:5; Isa 59:2,9-11; Jer 5:6; 8:5,13; 15:6; Lu 9:62.

7. Brings its own punishment. Pr 14:14; Jer 2:19.

8. A haughty spirit leads to. Pr 16:18.

9. Proneness to. Pr 24:16; Ho 11:7.

10. Liable to continue and increase. Jer 8:5; 14:7.

11. Exhortations to return from. 2Ch 30:6; Isa 31:6; Jer 3:12,14,22; Ho 6:1.

12. Pray to be restored from. Ps 80:3; 85:4; La 5:21.

13. Punishment of tempting others to the sin of. Pr 28:10; Mt 18:6.

14. Not hopeless. Ps 37:24; Pr 24:16.

15. Endeavour to bring back those guilty of. Ga 6:1; Jas 5:19,20.

16. Sin of, to be confessed. Isa 59:12-14; Jer 3:13,14; 14:7-9.

17. Pardon of, promised. 2Ch 7:14; Jer 3:12; 31:20; 36:3.

18. Healing of, promised. Jer 3:22; Ho 14:4.

19. Afflictions sent to heal. Ho 5:15.

20. Blessedness of those who keep from. Pr 28:14; Isa 26:3,4; Col 1:21-23.

21. Hateful to saints. Ps 101:3.

22. Exemplified

a. Israel. Ex 32:8; Ne 9:26; Jer 3:11; Ho 4:16.

b. Saul. 1Sa 15:11.

c. Solomon. 1Ki 11:3,4.

d. Peter. Mt 26:70-74.