Signs You Are Growing in Grace, Part 21

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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: When you read tweets, you don’t pretend to know what’s in the heart of the tweeter.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer don yourself an Olympic judge & critic of everyone’s worship music.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Because of the gospel, you’re no longer afraid of God but you’ve never feared him more.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re beginning to see what God does in his worship is more important than what we do.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You mentally rehearse the gospel more than you rehearse other people’s failures.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You linger longer at meals & in conversations, and you hide & isolate less.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You look into other people’s eyes more than you stare at a computer screen & IPhone/iPod.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re beginning to believe God delights in you AND in those in whom you find no delight.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t tell mother-in-law jokes or use the phrase “low maintenance wife”.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Now, when you feel disconnected from God, you don’t default to penance but run to Jesus.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your ability to “read people quickly” is now owned as a habit of judging too quickly.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Though gossip still tastes like honey to you, you treat it like radioactive toxic waste.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re less a mess when people criticize you and less impressed when they flatter you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Humility from your justified status is deconstructing the hubris of your critical spirit.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When you ask yourself, “Can I afford this thing?”, you’re not thinking about money.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can actually leave your cell phone in the car when on a lunch date with friends.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The word “liturgy” is no longer a four-letter word to you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your follow through on promised prayers and returning calls is better than ever.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can enjoy Mozart AND Mumford and Sons.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t use theology, like alcohol, to try to numb your pain or control your world.

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