If you look, you will always find the answers that you are looking for. God often talks about hopelessness and how to overcome it, and you should feel comforted by the fact that He is there, guiding us through life
“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.” 1 Peter 1:8-9
For all the examples the Bible provides of stories of triumph, joy, and wonder, the people whose lives are depicted also had their fair share of trials. Hopelessness is not an uncommon theme among many of the characters in the Old Testament. Even Jesus despaired of his fate while in the Garden of Gethsemane the night before his crucifixion.
In the bible, hopelessness is not explicitly called a “sin”. However, this doesn’t mean that it isn’t a kind of sin. In fact, if we read between the lines, hopelessness can very much be classed as just that. Let us explain
Hope is essential to a solid Christian faith, and yet, it is often the most challenging part to hold on to. In a world full of diversity and sin, Christians may find their hope in God failing. But the Bible provides advice on keeping hope and faith strong in believers.