Hopelessness means the place where they is no more future possible. Hopelessness is when any hopes are extinguished and life goes out like an ember. The dictionary tells us‚ÄĒ having no expectation of good or success : DESPAIRINGb: not susceptible to remedy or cure c: incapable of redemption or improvement 2 a: giving no ground for hope : DESPERATEb: incapable of solution, management, or accomplishment : IMPOSSIBLE synonym see DESPONDENT - hope¬∑less¬∑nessnoun
Jesus presents the ultimate hopeless moment for the world. A time so bad there is nothing ahead but oblivion. In the end food will be scarce, unpoisoned water will be difficult to find, the air will be laced with death‚ÄĒbut the worst part of this moment is that all hope will be gone. Humans can live 40 days without food, 3 days without water, 8 minutes without air, But only 1 second without hope!
What did Jesus advise as the best course of action for anyone who witnesses the beginning of these events as described in Matthew 24?
Luke 21:28 says: 'Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.'
Pastor John Barnett has been devouring the Word of God for over 30 years. John, now the teaching pastor of Calvary Bible Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan has served congregations in Oklahoma, New England, Georgia and California. He also served on the Faculty of the Master's College...