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Saved by Grace

  • Dr. David B. Hawkins The Marriage Recovery Center
  • 2015 7 Dec
Saved by Grace

I’m a Type A kind of guy. I want to get things done. If not careful, I expect others to work as hard and long as I do. This trait has gotten me into trouble more than once. As such it can be hard for me to do nothing. When it comes to being saved, there is not much we need to do, other than believe. Scripture tells us that we are saved simply by believing in Jesus Christ. “For it is by grace through faith---and this is not from yourselves, it is a gift from God.” (Ephesians 2: 8) We cannot perform our way into heaven. Working harder does not gain us any merit nor can we be saved by good works. No, we are saved simply by faith in our Lord. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.