Consider Hosea 7:14 and 16:
“They do not cry to Me from their heart
When they wail on their beds;
For the sake of grain and new wine they assemble themselves,
They turn away from Me…
“They turn, but not upward…”
Sin makes us so miserable that we cry out in pain – but often not to the only One who can save us. We turn instead to drink, to drugs, to lust – all the things that caused our downfall in the first place.
Don’t let sin rob you of forgiveness and healing by causing you to “turn, but not upward.”