: belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc.
A simple word with so many definitions so many implications.
In relationships it is imperative and a necessity. Without trust the whole scheme of the relationship fails. It is the foundation of every relationship. Without it their is no relationship, but a cycle of confusion and ramifications of pain and hardship. What makes trust more complicated is a lack of communication. Why is trust such a challenging enigma to establish and even harder to obtain again once lost?
I feel deeply hurt when someone I care about doesn't trust me. I can only imagine how God feels when we don't trust him.
And they that know your name will put their trust in you: for you, LORD, have not forsaken them that seek you.
But I have trusted in your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.
Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
But I trusted in you, O LORD: I said, You are my God.
What time I am afraid, I will trust in you.
O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding.
He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my defense; he also has become my salvation.