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    Signs You Haven't Experienced Gospel Wakefulness

    gospelwakefulness.jpgFrom Jared Wilson's new book, Gospel Wakefulness, here are 11 signs (pgs 72-73) you haven't experienced gospel wakefulness...

    1. The gospel doesn't interest you--or it does, but not as much as other religious subjects.
    2. You take nearly everything personally.
    3. You frequently worry about what other people think.
    4. You treat inconveniences like minor (or major) tragedies.
    5. You are impatient with people.
    6. In general, you have trouble seeing the fruit of the Spirit in your life (Gal 5:22-23).
    7. The Word of God holds little interest.
    8. You have great difficulty forgiving.
    9. You are told frequently by a spouse, close friend, or other family members that you are too "clingy" or too controlling.
    10. You think someone besides yourself is the worst sinner you know.
    11. The idea of gospel centrality makes no sense to you.

    HT: Steve McCoy

    Posted by John on November 19, 2011 09:47 AM

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    2,3,4,5,6,9,11....but for all the years of struggling to shed "untruths" and search for clearer truth...I feel hardly any closer than I was at the beginning...

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