Signs You Are Growing in Grace

There are a handful of folks on Twitter whose updates I happen to “favorite” all the time, and one of them is Scotty Smith.  About a month ago, he did a little series on “signs you’re growing in grace.”  I’ve compiled them here for your benefit.  I love how practical and earthy they are.  The gospel goes everywhere.

A sign you’re growing in grace is less bombast about not being a legalist & more humility because you “get” the gospel.

A sign you’re growing in grace is less theological arrogance & greater appreciation for diversity in the Body of Christ.

A sign you’re growing in grace is you work much harder at remembering names and forgetting slights.

A sign you’re growing in grace is that everybody notices it but you.

A sign you’re growing in grace is movement from destructive cynicism towards redemptive engagement. Anybody can spew.

A sign you’re growing in grace is that you’re less like a drive-by-shooting with criticisms & more of a healing presence.

A sign you’re growing in grace is evident when you receive feedback non-defensively and give it clearly & lovingly.

A sign you’re growing in grace is evident when people don’t feel like they have to walk on egg shells around you as much.

A sign you’re growing in grace is when you say, “I’ll be prayin’ for ya”, and you follow through on at least 50%.

A sign you’re growing in grace is committing fewer homicides in your heart of slow drivers.

A sign you’re growing in grace is praying for our government rather than simply being cynical about our government.

A sign you are growing in grace is that you are more disgusted with your critical spirit than offended by others’ sins.

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by bobbygilles and Bryan Lilly, Kimberly Davidson. Kimberly Davidson said: RT @bobbygilles: RT @timmybrister: Signs you're growing in grace [compilation] a la @scottywardsmith. Check it – http://bit.ly/fk719t […]

  2. Brian Frahm Says:

    Good stuff… need more growth in grace here.


  3. […] all start with the line ‘A sign you’re growing in grace…’ was posted by Timmy Brister. As with Smith’s other writing and prayers they are infused with a wry sense of practicality […]


  4. Woah – thankful you’ve been following Scotty Smith here.
    It’s awesome that God is showing us how great his gospel is, even on the internet in so many facets.

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  6. Pat H. Page Says:

    I needed to hear this today….thanks for being in the Word and sharing your thoughts…


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  10. […] week, I posted a tweet compilation from Scotty Smith on his series of “signs you are growing in grace.”  Since then, Scotty has been kind enough to continue that series with many additional […]


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