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Take up His Cross

  • 2015 17 Aug
Take up His Cross


Anyone who goes to church, reads the bible or listens to televangelists is very aware of the promises of God. The blessings are bountiful in all areas: Physical, financial, emotional and spiritual. We gain hope and our faith is increased in God’s blessings. It is more difficult to look at the responsibility we have to choose the way that allows these blessings to flow in our life.  Have you ever considered a rocky relationship as a blessing from God?  Our natural instinct is to get away from anything that is unpleasant.  We have that choice.  If you truly want to experience God’s blessing in your relationship, allow Him to renew you and take you through what looks like an impossibility. 


(Luke 9:23) And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.


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!