Do you have problems with suspicion, distrust, betrayal, and defensiveness? If yes, you need healing for past and present trust and faithfulness problems. In fact, the negative issues listed below create offenses in our hearts, which prevents us from being faithful and loving others well.
You may like to read the following posts: TRUST: Lessons Learned in Israel and Trust God to Keep His Promises
Read through the list below. If any of the negative issues, unhealthy beliefs, or behaviors on this list evokes a negative emotion, go back to 5–Finding Painful Memories and Healing Issues to identify the related painful memories. Then, pray the prayer example on page 5 for each issue. Next, loose/put off the oppressive energies and spirits attached to each painful memory. It is helpful to keep a prayer journal to track your healing.
Distrust: doubt; suspicion; to have no trust, faith, or confidence in
Betrayal: failure to meet the hopes of; to deceive; lead astray; victimize (to cheat; to suffer loss)
Defensiveness: guard against attack; an argument to justify or vindicate for self-protection
Dread: to fear greatly; be in extreme apprehension of
Suspiciousness: believing something bad, wrong, harmful, etc. with little or no supporting evidence; suspecting
Deceit: lying; present as true what is false.
Defiance: bold resistance to authority or opposition; to challenge
Loose UNHEALTHY BELIEFS AND LIES—bind in the opposite
I cannot trust; no one can be trusted (Bind in – I can trust God only and leave others in His hands.)
I am awful; I have done awful things and thought awful thoughts. I can’t trust in anything except the coming punishment that I deserve.
I don’t know what it means to feel trust and probably never will.
I can’t trust anyone after what I have experienced, after what I have done, and after what I have seen. There is a hole in my heart where trust should be.
If I trust that things will work out and get better, then the coming pain is just that much more upsetting.
I trust what I have in my own hands, in my bank account, what I own, and what I control.
It is better to realize that everyone is out for himself, including me.
I am trustworthy. The only times I do bad things is when it’s justified.
TRUST AND FAITHFULNESS IS…
Pray and bind/put on all the following attributes and truths to your mind and heart:
Trust: to believe in the honesty, integrity, justice, etc. of; having confidence in; rely on (especially in God).
Honest: does not lie; cheat; or steal; truthful
Loyal: faithful adherence to a person, government, cause, duty, etc.
Reliable: able to be trusted; predictable or dependable
Fidelity: faithful devotion to duty or one’s obligations or vows; loyalty
Faithful: worthy of trust; dependable; full of faith
Dependable: trustworthy; reliable
Submissive: yield to the actions, control, power, etc. docile
TRUTH AND TRANSFORMATION STATEMENTS
It is safe to trust God and do what is good, and He will direct me. Ps. 37:3-5
I can trust God’s faithfulness to be a shield around me as I put my trust in Him, and I will not be afraid. Ps. 91:4; 56:4,11
Trust believes the good thing God is doing, and my heart does not need to be troubled, for He is my salvation. John 14:1, Isa. 25:9
I can be trusted, and I am faithful with what God has given me. Lk. 16:10
I can trust and believe that my life has a purpose and that God has a plan for my life, which gives me hope… Jer. 29:11-14
As I trust in God, He is my refuge, and His unfailing love and favor surround me. Ps. 32:10; 7:1; 5:12
When I trust and believe in Jesus, I will not be disappointed. Rom. 9:33; I Peter 2:6b
I will not put my hope in the uncertainty of riches but in God who richly supplies me with all things to enjoy. I Tim. 6:17; Phil 4:19
I am blessed when I trust and hope in the Lord, and I make him my confidence. Jer. 17:7