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The prodigal was a backslider: when furthest from home he could yet think and speak of the privileges of his father's house.
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
He was a backslider, and had stopped in passing, being attracted by a hymn I was singing—one his mother used to sing.
Retire then, thou poor backslider, from the haunts of evil—and yet hope for mercy.
If a sinner, newly awakened, be in danger of this species of despondency, a backslider is still more so.
A man isn't a backslider because he's carnally weak, and a man isn't a saint because he's moral and well-behaved.
She was a backslider and put off her return to God and kept putting it off.
I low you might say, an be near the truth, that Im a damned backslider.
After several voyages Borella became "cold and a backslider," and an eye disease nearly blinded him.
THE KIRK ON RUTGERS FARMFREDERICK BRCKBAUER
You would not straightway brand the art of music as heretical, if perchance some musician were to be apprehended as a backslider.
Six weeks passed in this state of spiritual declension, when God took a strange way to reclaim the backslider.
GEORGE MULLER OF BRISTOLARTHUR T. PIERSON

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