New International Version (NIV)
6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
Now the definition of forsake is this: abandon: to withdraw companionship, protection, or support from somebody.
Someone might have wanted to explain to god what this meant before he was tempted by Satan, and tested the faith of Lot. I am sure that the suffering and horrors he was said to have suffered at the will of god and hands of Satan would have not seemed like such a good thing to do if god could even remember to do what he said. Now to be fair maybe god said this after he was done testing Lot. Sort of as an after thought on that whole principle of testing.
Then we come to Jesus and realize he must have not meant a word of what he says in that verse. Since Jesus even asked his own father, “Father if it be your will take this cup from me.” What he meant by that is, do I really have to go and die. To which god says that he does. And in those final moments before Jesus was said to have given up the ghost, god turned his head away. Now if that is not some kind of forsaking, then I am not sure what it is. Since he left him on the cross to die. Made him go to the cross, and watched him as he was there for hours dying.
So the next time a good Christian tells you how loving and un-forsaking their god is, remind them what forsake means, and that god himself has broken his rules at least twice, if not more.