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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: There are things you no longer do only because of your love for Jesus.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You want to trust again more than you want to stay stuck in your hurt.

A sign you’re growing in grace: The older you get the more you remember stuff your parents actually did right.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You expect to discover more of your need for Jesus today & more of the riches of Jesus.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You define success less by how much you do in a day & more in terms of how well you love.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Less and less seems really whine-worthy.

A sign you’re growing in grace: An exponentially growing appetite for the gospel and a shrinking appetite for junk food.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You long & pray for the Holy Spirit to visit your heart & church in transforming power.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re learning to speak gospel with your body language, not just with your words.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t condescendingly roll your eyes as often or make as many flippant remarks.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can tell when you’re starting to manipulate people and you nip it in the bud.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When you weren’t invited to an event others were, it hurts, but you don’t retaliate.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You give your spouse & children more than 140 character soundbites of your heart.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You rush to mercy quicker than you rush to judgment.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t apply Romans 8:28 like a spiritual Band-Aid to other people’s gaping wounds.

A sign you’re growing in grace: People don’t experience you as a self-appointed prosecuting attorney in the kingdom.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re not as allergic to the gospel as you used to be.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You are quicker at seeing and grieving YOUR bad attitude, than noticing anyone else’s.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re doing a better job at stewarding the emotion of anger… less stewing & spewing.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re neither a pessimist nor an optimist, but a gospel realist.