Signs You Are Growing in Grace, Part 23

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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t park your car half-way into another slot just to protect against dings.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your conversation and attitude don’t convey as much “us versus them” arrogance & phobia.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You want people to hold you accountable for believing the gospel more than anything else.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer confuse self-examination with self-flagellation. Freedom trumped bondage.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer “should” all over yourself. Jesus’ performance matters most to you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t clear your throat to get soft or low talkers to speak louder.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your increased use of the word “gospel” is surpassed by evidences of grace in your life.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’ve learning to enjoy all of God’s good gifts without guilt or dependence on them.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You spend more time wrestling with God in private than whining about people in public.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer suffer from delusions of adequacy.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You waste less energy turning legitimate desires into consuming needs.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Nobody is more grieved by your demanding and controlling ways than you. Grace is at work.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t start talking faster and louder when you’re in persuasion mode.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re better at catching yourself importing old unrelated pain into a current story.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t “fish around” trying to find what someone WANTS you to say before speaking.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When commenting on you kid’s music, u no longer say, “How can you listen to that junk?”

A sign you’re growing in grace: You look to build bridges between you & your kids, not throw grenades on the bridge.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t pompously ask, “Who ate the last piece of cake?”, when you already know.

A sign you’re growing in grace:You’re learning to steward your anger, as opposed to dumping or stuffing it.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When someone gossips about you, you don’t immediately gossip about their gossip to others.

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