from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Abandonment.
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- verb Present participle of
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- noun the act of giving something up
- noun the act of forsaking
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Though He seems, in forsaking me, to be as one dead, He now truly "liveth" in heaven; hereafter He shall appear also above the dust of earth.
Yet the heathen gods are false gods; whereas Israel, in forsaking Me for other gods, forsake their "glory" for unprofitable idols.
The woman at last told her husband that he must have been wrong in forsaking a religion of which her slave had told her such wonderful things.
Deny to others what you will; to me, it is as clear as day, that in forsaking your husband and home, you are acting under David Stuart's advice, in the hope of becoming, by a most indecent fiction of the law, his wedded wife.
We have another instance of the faith of Moses, namely, in forsaking
They quarrel with God as if he had dealt unkindly by them in forsaking them, whereas they by their idolatry had driven him from them; they have withdrawn from their allegiance to him, and so have thrown themselves out of this protection.
Had God no other end in forsaking and rejecting them than their destruction?
The prophet, having shown their base ingratitude in forsaking God, here shows their unparalleled fickleness and folly (v. 9): I will yet plead with you.
On the contrary, those that have deserted him shall be ashamed before him; they shall be ashamed of themselves, ashamed of their unbelief, their cowardice, ingratitude, temerity, and folly, in forsaking so glorious a Redeemer.
Spirit, was that of justification by the works of the law or by the faith of Christ; they very well knew that it was not the former, but the latter; and therefore must needs be inexcusable in forsaking a doctrine which had been so signally owned and attested, and exchanging it for one that had received no such attestations.