Prayer to heal a wounded, broken, traumatized heart


Jesus wants to mend shattered, traumatized heart and set those free who have been trapped in the pain of past traumatic events. Isaiah 61 verse 1 assures us that: “The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.”

I like how puts it:

“If you overload an electrical system with too much energy and too much stimulation, the circuit breaker activates and shuts everything down. The human nervous system is also an electrical system, and when it is overloaded with too much stimulation and too much danger, as in trauma, it also shuts down.”

Not everyone who endures a traumatic event suffers from overload. Unfortunately many have and suffer with a traumatized heart.

When trauma comes and you go into overload and shutdown like a circuit breaker, there is a part of your soul that remains trapped neurologically at the time of the trauma.  That part of you can carry behaviours, thought patterns, strong emotions, and unwanted behaviours.

You may show one or all symptoms of a traumatized heart – trapped/broken soul

Uncontrollable emotions

When triggered you react too strong for the situation, showing little restraint and not seeming to care how it affects those around you. When the trapped parts of our soul get triggered, they can bring unwanted emotions and behaviours into our lives that are very difficult to control and then we seek ways to cope to relieve the pain. We had someone come to us for prayer who kept getting triggered as described and is now healed and helping others get free.

After forgiving you feel no change 

 You know the importance of forgiveness, but you keep re-living the hurts. We find this a lot in ministry where the core person has forgiven a situation or person many times, but there is another part of them, hidden behind a protective wall, that needs healing. It has not been until the trapped part within forgives and is healed that they are released and made whole.

Have you been severely crushed, broken, shattered or bruised at some point in time?  Do you relate to any of the symptoms given? 

Bill Johnson states, “Your victory will start the moment you are not impressed with the size of your problem.” 

 God can reset your clock!

If God created you with a means to cope with severe emotional pain, he can reset your clock!  Rewire your brain, break down a hidden protective wall, heal you and make you whole.  We are seeing amazing results of people being set free from entrapment!  Let me suggest this prayer for God to do that for you!  (Some may need one on one prayer in order to be more specific)


God of all comfort, whose steadfast love never ceases, thank You for sending Jesus who bore my griefs and carried my sorrows and pains in order that every area of my soul – my mind, will and emotions be restored to wholeness.

In the name of Jesus, I claim healing and restoration of every broken, hidden part of my soul where it has been trapped in another time and/or place because of past trauma.

I forgive the sins of whoever first opened the door to the iniquity back in my family line.  I forgive them for the effects the iniquity has had on me and release myself from every generational bondage.

I ask your forgiveness, Lord Jesus, for where I have allowed my woundedness to negatively affect others. I release to you all the effects of feeling worthless, abandoned, rejected, betrayed, disappointed, insecure, confused and afraid and in your Name, Jesus, I disconnect every power of darkness that has gained access for the purpose of keeping me locked in trauma and preventing me from fulfilling my God given destiny.

I choose to forgive and release myself from the pain and guilt of past events. I choose to forgive and release the person or persons who have traumatised me.  I hand them over to You, the righteous judge, and will no longer judge or blame them for their actions or words spoke against me. (Allow the trapped part of you that has been traumatised to come forth, to be heard and forgive the person/persons)

Thank you, Jesus that you have promised to heal broken/trapped hearts!  Please heal and restore my traumatised central nervous system and bring any neurological imbalances into divine order.  In Your Name and by the power of the Holy Spirit, I cut off and defuse the neurological link between the memories of the trauma and the emotional reactions of the event. Thank you, Lord Jesus, for giving to me new neurological pathways of love, peace, acceptance and safety.

Thank you, Jesus that you have also promised to set the captives free.  I renounce vows (be specific) and the lies that I have believed (be specific) and declare that I am forgiven, unconditionally loved and accepted by you. Please send your ministering angels to break the chains, pull down the protective walls that I have put up, bring me out of this entrapment and make me whole.

Thank you, Holy Spirit, for giving me a sound mind and setting me free.  For bathing my entire body with your healing oil and filling every area where the trauma has left with Yourself.  I am now healed and made whole! 

In Jesus wonderful Name I ask it. Amen

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