Signs You Are Growing in Grace, Part 31

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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer promise or insinuate you’ll do stuff you don’t have time or intent to do.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When someone asks you how you’re doing, you don’t automatically say, “Fine”. You lie less.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You get convicted about your sin MORE because you feel condemned for your sin LESS.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The gospel has given you better tools for dealing with your shame and contempt.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re careful not to live vicariously through your kids. Their story is THEIR story.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When things get difficult in your church family, you engage your heart & control your tongue.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re less nosy. You don’t pressure people to bend or break confidences.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Romans 8:28 is becoming more like long term health care than a Biblical band aid to you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’ve reached peace that nothing is as it will be one Day.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You know who to call when you’re about to do something stupid to minimize your pain.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re willing to disappoint people who have the power and will to make you pay.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’ve never worked so hard to understand the other person’s perspective in a conflict.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You talk less about the gifts God gave you & more about the glory & grace of the Giver.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Though you may choose not give anything to a panhandler, you still treat them w/ dignity.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t cop a graceless attitude towards people who say you emphasize grace too much.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Though not literally a hand, you have “cut off” something that causes you to sin.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’ve repented of “I had a good day” righteousness. Jesus forgives your “goodness” too.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You know the difference between “covering a matter” out of love versus out of fear.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t use your justification as justification for acting like a graceless moron.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When using your car horn, you know when you’ve crossed the line from warning to shaming.

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