Signs You Are Growing in Grace, Part 5

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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re aware of the racist that lives in you, not just in the Bubbas & rednecks near you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You waste less food & time, and your committed giving is becoming cheerful giving.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You think about fixing people less and loving them more.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your family and friends can relax around you more than they did last year.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’ve given up trying to be the 4th member of the Trinity.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You will do everything you can NOT to do unnecessary damage to a person’s reputation.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Prayer walks are yielding as much satisfaction as shopping sprees, maybe more.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You enjoy, but you don’t flaunt Christian liberty. Act like you been there before.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t violate confidences. You can be trusted with the brokenness of others.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Lent is not a season for navel-gazing introspection but cross-surveying celebration.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t do penance to impress Jesus; you do repentant faith which unites you to Jesus.

A sign you’re growing in grace: What you are behind the steering wheel is a demonstration of the power of the gospel.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your identity is MORE tied to who you are in Christ than to your Myers-Briggs profile.

A sign you’re growing in grace: People are rarely offended by how tied you are to your cell phone or laptop.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your use of caller ID reflects your commitment to love well, not simply avoid people.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You take way less time getting dressed each morn & the main thing you put on is Christ.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The time lapse between the Spirit’s convicting and your repenting is much shorter.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t have to form an opinion about everything, nor a need to always share yours.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The word “godliness” makes you think about what Jesus has done for you, not vice versa.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re learning to repay good for evil without being self-righteous or pious about it.

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