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Your weekly installment of 20 grace tweets from Scotty Smith:

A sign you’re growing in grace: You no longer morph into a legalist or a libertine depending upon who you’re with.

A sign you’re growing in grace: In light of the needs of the world, you just don’t waste as much food as you used to.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t expend the same energy you used to just to be noticed or included.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re finding your place in God’s story, rather than giving him bit parts in yours.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You go to the harbor of God’s heart more than you harbor resentment, grudges and spite.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You don’t use God’s grace to anesthetize your pain, but to sanctify it.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You discovered again today, at least 3 or 4 times, how much you need the gospel.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When people do things that annoy you, you’re not as likely to whine about it to others.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You realize that sometimes the most godly thing you can do is go to bed and sleep.

A sign you’re growing in grace: More and more, people get the feeling that Jesus is the hero in your testimony, not you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: People experience you more as a safe refuge than as a repair shop.

A sign you’re growing in grace: When Jesus says, “I’ve come to set prisoners free”, you show him your shackles.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You work hard at remembering names. You don’t call people “brother/sister” as much.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You spent more time praying than sulking in long, slow moving lines.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You’re no longer afraid of God, but you’ve never feared him more.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You regularly inquire how you can pray for churches in your community other than yours.

A sign you’re growing in grace: You know the question isn’t IF you’re a racist, but to what degree is the gospel is freeing you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Things you used to “pray about”, like sacrificial giving, you simply do now by habit.

A sign you’re growing in grace: Sometimes you cover up your caller ID indicator and let God surprise you.

A sign you’re growing in grace: “Getting the gospel” is becoming more about missional living than not being a legalist.