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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: It’s getting easier not to retaliate, get even, or even crave God’s vengeance.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The work “trafficking” moves you to work for justice, not complain about too many cars.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t care squat about infralapsarianism, but you’ll defend the gospel with your life.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Less cynicism about other people’s sins and more tears over your own.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You feel like you’re just beginning to appreciate all the riches and depth of John 3:16.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You argue less about the timing of the Spirit’s baptism & thirst 4 more of his fullness.

A sign your’e growing in grace: You don’t “dis” legalism disproportionately to antinomianism.

A sign you’re growing in grace: God’s promises claim you more than you claim them.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your thoughts of heaven are more about the transforming of this world than escaping it.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can enjoy God’s gifts without reservation & share God’s gifts without hesitation.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t linger at religious TV programming just to fuel contempt & make snide remarks.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You remember the names of your checkout attendants where you usually buy your groceries.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Compliments don’t intoxicate you and criticism doesn’t decimate you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your theology always leads to doxology, not merely to you being more right than others.

A sign your’e growing in grace: It takes minutes not weeks to recognize when you’ve fallen back into works righteousness.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You find yourself choosing to use the phrase, “You don’t get me” less and less.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When in Starbucks, you don’t judge the people who sit in the best chairs for hours.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t objecify your church for criticism. You weep with her as a member of the family.

A sign you’re growing in grace. You unplug your affirmation-junkie umbilical cord from people by believing the gospel.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t trust signs, just Jesus.