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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: You know “for better or worse & in sickness & in health” pertains to your church vows too.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t just deal with your default sins of choice, but also with the idols of your heart.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can tell when you’ve turned a legitimate desire into an idolatrous need.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You spend 90% of the day aware of your eye-logs & 10% of other’s eye-specks.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Marriage is becoming more about glorifying Jesus than fulfilling you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: People don’t say to you as often, “I don’t think you’re hearing what I’m saying.”

A sign you’re growing in grace: You realize that your cynicism isn’t really prophetic insight but toxic unbelief.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You can lament without getting stuck in the pain or reaching for relief too soon.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When a friend deeply disappoints you, you neither abandon them nor shame them. You love them with tears & hope.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Not as many people think they have to tippy toe around you because of your moodiness.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You consciously resist using shame to get your kids (or employees) to obey you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: As the driver on a long trip, you make more stops for your spouse, with joy.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Your love for Reformed theology is getting outpaced by your longing for gospel holiness.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You realize Jesus ALWAYS writes stories of mercy & reconciliation bigger than you would.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When you sing the line, “that saved a wretch like me”, you can name specific wretchedness.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You know you’re not NEARLY as free as Jesus intends you to be.

A sign you’re growing in grace: After reading the Bible for an hour, you feel better about Jesus than you do yourself.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You are quicker to blast your cynical spirit with the gospel than you were last year.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You talk slower & interrupt people less, because you’re not as important to you as you used to be.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re more contrite about your sin than cynical, or even aware of the sin of others.