For Day 29 of our 31 days of supernatural encounters (series index here), we are talking about what to do when someone betrays you.
Read: Psalm 118:8-9; John 2:23-25
It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man. It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes” (Psalm 118:8-9).
“Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs which He did. But Jesus did not commit Himself to them, because He knew all men, and had no need that anyone should testify of man, for He knew what was in man” (John 2:23-25).
People will betray you.
It’s sad, but true. At some point in your life, if it hasn’t happened already, someone will betray you in some way:
- They may break your trust;
- They may betray your confidence;
- Someone you idolized or admired may behave in a manner that is beneath their position in life–or beneath your perception of them;
- They may break vows or promises; or
- They may let you down in some other way.
Every person’s circumstances are different, but I think you all know what I mean. When I said “People will betray you,” you probably thought of at least one person right away who has betrayed you.
So what do you do when someone betrays you?
If you ask your flesh, your flesh will give you lots of answers. Your flesh will tell you to get even; to punish them; to get back at them; to tell everyyyybody what they did. [Read more…]