Betrayals can be big or small, permanent or temporary, friend or family. As a Man, Jesus experienced every kind of betrayal. King David, His forefather, suffered similar hits.
Surely, each reader of this devotion has endured love-em-and-leave-em losses. Betrayal's sting hurts, and without treatment, it can leave behind a permanent scar.
Consider some of our Teacher's lessons:
1) No person on earth should hold all our trust. Until death, not one of us is perfect. We all sin. We have, do and will fall short.
2) God alone deserves unqualified trust. Only He will not fail or forsake us. Only He is flawless in Word and deed.
3) Forgiveness is the cure for betrayal. The sting still bites, but it will leave no mark. Our hearts will revive and thrive even more.
## Gotcha's Deceits: False Friends (Part 18)
* Previous Devotion, The Blessing Of Betrayal:
P.S. To read the other devotions in this series, please see the Gotcha! series.