Trust Definition - A Christian Perspective

Bible Summary. God's plan is for us to trust completely in Him for all of our needs. From a Christian perspective, the definition of trust means trusting God and not other things. Now on the other hand, it is easy to trust in lies because it makes us feel good and gives us false hope. From a Christian perspective, these false promises lead us away from truth and into sin based on disobedience to God. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures in regard to the definition of trust.


Christian Definition of Trust
- In God We Trust


In God We Trust
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Trusting Yourself Versus Trusting God.

God's plan is for us to trust completely in Him for all of our needs. This is the Christian definition of trust. He desires us to continually acknowledge Him and stay in close fellowship in Him.

See Scripture Commentary: Proverbs 3:5 advises us to trust in God and not trust our own understanding.

Trust Definition - Trust God, Not Things.

From a Christian perspective, the definition of trust means trusting God and not other things. Many people put their trust in wealth and the promises of wealth over God.

See Scripture Commentary: Psalms 49:6 tells about folly of trusting in riches.



Trust Definition - Love Truth, Do Not Trust Lies.

Trust is all about relying on the promise of what another person or thing can do (what you think they can do). It is easy to trust in lies because it makes us feel good and gives us false hope. From a Christian perspective, these false promises lead us away from truth and into sin based on disobedience to God.

See Scripture Commentary: Isaiah 59:4 warns us of the dangers of not seeking truth and speaking lies.