Everyone can relate to this, we have all been betrayed by someone or many people in our lifetime. We probably have betrayed someone consciously or unconsciously at some point.
But the biggest betrayer is own hearts when we betray Jesus -not talking about him to others, not sticking up for Him as King if we look at the table of the last supper, He was as innocent as a dove and yet betrayed for 30 pieces of silver. What good is all that you have if you don’t have His love? You are betraying Him and yourself out of a relationship with the mighty King.
Now betrayal comes in many forms, it can come with a whisper of gossip, it can come as a way of not telling someone something they should know, but the biggest betrayal is the lies that we tell ourselves when we think it is all about what we have done and taking credit for someone else’s ideas or work. Now this could look like the best friend you have the one you have looked up to and became crushed over when they betrayed you for possibly someone or something else. The person you have spent many hours over worrying, then turns their back suddenly on you with no explanation. That’s hard to understand for anyone.
But if you have the heart of Christ, you can forgive them and love that betrayer. What does Jesus do when Judas betrays him? He forgives him, but we know Judas fate for his action in this.
John 13:18 (New Testament) Jesus Predicts His Betrayal “I am not saying these things to all of you; I know the ones I have chosen. But this fulfills the Scripture that says, ‘The one who eats my food has turned against me.’
Love the Betrayer, forgive them and yourself-move on from it- Love Jesus and stay true to Him!