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We’re Just Human

  • 2018 6 Sep
We’re Just Human

Someone has said we are spiritual beings trying to be human. Certainly we have the Holy Spirit resident within us, and yet it is often hard to allow ourselves the foibles of being human. The Apostle Paul reminds us to “not allow sin to reign in our mortal bodies” (Romans 6:12). Therefore, even though we are human, we cannot give sin full reign over us. Yet, we must be prepared to ask for forgiveness when we falter and stumble. We are, after all, just human. Do you strive to honor God and yet ask for forgiveness when you stumble? Do you ask for forgiveness from others when you hurt them? These are the habits we must practice if we are going to grow into the likeness of Christ. 

Dr. David Hawkins, MBA, MSW, MA, PhD, is a Christian Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Marriage Recovery Center.  He has helped bring healing to thousands of marriages and individuals and is passionate about working with couples in crisis.  If you need help, please reach out to his Client Care Team at 206.219.0145 or through their website.  Dr. Hawkins is also a speaker & trainer for the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a best-selling author of over thirty books including Never Fight Again, Gauranteed and When Loving Him is Hurting You.  He has two grown sons, is happily married to Christie Hawkins, and lives on Bainbridge Island, outside Seattle, WA.

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