Letting go of past hurts and disappointments.

               Letting Go of Past Hurts and Disappointments: 

                     Finding Healing and Freedom in God’s Love.

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Life is a journey filled with both joyous moments and painful experiences. At times, we find ourselves carrying the heavy burden of past hurts and disappointments, weighing us down and hindering our ability to move forward. However, as children of God, we are called to walk in freedom and healing, releasing the toxicity of our past and embracing the transformative power of God’s love. In this blog, we will explore the importance of letting go of past hurts and disappointments, drawing inspiration from the comforting words of scripture and the promise of God’s healing grace.

The Burden of Past Hurts:

Carrying the weight of past hurts and disappointments can be like dragging around a heavy chain, constraining us from experiencing the fullness of life that God intends for us. These wounds, whether inflicted by others or self-inflicted, have the potential to poison our hearts with bitterness and resentment if left unaddressed. However, it is essential to recognize that holding onto this pain only serves to prolong our suffering and inhibit our growth.

Scripture reminds us in Psalm 34:18 that “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Even in our moments of deepest despair, God’s love surrounds us, offering comfort and healing. When we surrender our pain to Him, we open the door for His transformative power to work in our lives, replacing our brokenness with wholeness and restoration.

The Power of Surrender:

Letting go of past hurts and disappointments requires an act of surrender—a conscious decision to release the pain and entrust it into God’s loving hands. It is acknowledging that we cannot carry this burden alone and allowing God to work in us and through us to bring about healing and redemption.

The blood of Jesus is a powerful cleansing agent, capable of washing away every trace of toxicity and restoring us to a state of purity and grace. As we relinquish control and surrender our pain to God, we invite Him to perform His miraculous work in our hearts, turning our mourning into dancing and our sorrow into joy (Psalm 30:11).

Transforming Pain into Purpose:

As children of God, nothing that we endure is wasted in His sight. Even our deepest pain and most profound suffering can be redeemed and used for His glory. When we release our past hurts and allow God to heal us, He can turn our scars into testimonies and our trials into triumphs.

Romans 8:28 assures us that “in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” Our past does not define us, but rather it serves as a testimony to God’s faithfulness and power to bring beauty from ashes. When we surrender our pain to Him, He can use it to minister to others who are walking a similar journey, offering hope and encouragement through our testimony of His grace.

Walking in Freedom:

When we release the grip of past hurts and disappointments, we step into the freedom that Jesus has already paid for us on the cross. We no longer allow the wounds of the past to dictate our present or our future, but instead, we embrace the abundant life that God has promised us.

As we let go of the pain and hurt and surrender it to the Lord, we are free to live victoriously, knowing that we are deeply loved and cherished by our Heavenly Father. His love is a beacon of hope amid darkness, guiding us towards wholeness and restoration.


In conclusion, letting go of past hurts and disappointments is a journey of healing and restoration—a journey that begins with surrendering our pain to the One who knows us intimately and loves us unconditionally. As we release the toxicity of our past and embrace the transformative power of God’s love, we discover a newfound sense of freedom and purpose.

Let us pray:

Heavenly Father,

We come before you with hearts burdened by the weight of past hurts and disappointments. We thank you for your promise to be near to the brokenhearted and for the healing power of your love. Help us to release the pain and bitterness that we have been carrying and to surrender it into your hands. Wash us clean with the blood of Jesus and fill us with your peace and joy. May our lives be a testimony to your faithfulness and grace, as you work all things together for our good. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

GOD loves you so much

At his feet,

Prophet Ijeoma

Healing Well of JESUS Ministries Intl.

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