Judges sixteen tells the story of Samson and Delilah with its soap opera-like betrayal from a loved one. Delilah finally got the secret to Samson’s strength out of him which led to his ultimate downfall.
But, in the end, Samson did return his focus to God in a prayer and was given the opportunity to destroy more of the enemy in his death than when he was alive.
What forms of betrayal can you list?
A few to start with might be:
A friend tells a damaging secret
A significant other turns out to be someone else/different identity
A person befriends only to inflict hurt
List as many as come to mind in five minutes.
Now, circle one on your list and write a scene portraying that betrayal.
Judas betrayed Jesus, but everything worked into God’s redemption plan.
Reread your betrayal scene. How could the situation be redeemed?