If you willing say "no" to your selfish desires and joyfully do the will of the King, you know that grace has visited you.
If you've quit asking the creation to satisfy your heart and look to the Creator for meaning and purpose, you know grace has visited you.
If you've quit pumping your ego and daily look into the mirror of the Word to see yourself as you are, you know grace has visited you.
If your prayers are an act of submission and worship and not a catalog of self-focused requests, you know grace has visited you.
If you speak not to advance your own agenda, but to give grace to the hearer, you know grace has visited you.
If you rest in the acceptance of God and have quit living for the acceptance of those around you, you know grace has visited you.
The story of Scripture isn't a human effort story or a rules and regulations story. No, it's a GRACE story from beginning to endless end.
For your hope to be reliable it must promise the ultimate renewal of all that sin has broken and this you'll only find in Jesus.
If your God's child, it's grace in which you stand. Don't fool yourself, there is no solid rock but Christ Jesus.