Meets, but yet, it doesn't leave us hopeless. The Gospel is all powerful to justify, sanctify and glorify. It does not work just bringing a sinner to repentance but through full transformation to meet the Author.
Other person write this deep prayer : "Lord, help me to remember this. I find myself so emersed in the trial that my prayers are nothing! Help me to only focus on you and Keep your light shining in me & through me