Cynicism is simply the general distrust of others or a lack of hope in people or their desires. At its worst, it becomes jaded negativity, skepticism, contempt, or scorn.
1.What’s the negative impact of cynicism on our souls?
2. What do you think makes people grow cynical?
3. How do you keep yourself from becoming hardened or overwhelmed by cynicism?
4. Where do you need to trust again, to hope again, and to believe again?
5. What role does Christian community play in helping us live with hope?
Additional Scripture: Romans 12:2, Philippians 4:8, 1 Peter 2:23-25, 1 Peter 4:8-11