And the True Way IS . . . Faith AND Good Works
Children of God are good and perfect as God created us; we don't need to earn God's love. If so, why bother to lead a good and righteous life? There's nothing to prove, and nothing to gain.
Heaven wants us to know, there IS a better reason to do good works than to "become a good person": to live a life of love -- a life that fits a child of God. This article explains how. see article