God's Grammar Rules

God's Grammar Rules, Joanna Weaver, Let God lead
1. Never put a period where God puts a comma.
2. Never put a comma where God puts a period.                        Joanna Weaver*

I appreciate Joanna Weaver’s “Grammar Lesson.” It’s a lesson I need to revisit from time to time.

Sometimes God asks us to wait—He places a comma in our lives. When that happens, we need to persevere, not run away or get ahead of God’s plans. (Isaiah 40:31)

At other times, God brings something to an end—He places a period in our lives. When this happens we need to move forward boldly and confidently. (Philippians 3:12-14)

As we abide by God's grammar rules we become more aware of His purposes and His love written between every line in our life's story.

Are you struggling with your story right now? If so, ask for God’s wisdom and grace to wait or move.
copyright Gail Burton Purath, 2011
* Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver, Waterbrook Press, CO Springs, CO, 2000, pages 126,127.

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  1. Thanks, Gail! God is speaking to me through you. Something we need to remember every day, but for me, especially now.

  2. Speaking to me too. Thank you.

    Lord, thank you for my hungarian siters. Would you continue to reveal Your heart to them.

  3. I came by here from Ann's. It was good to be here. I will think about this all day.


  4. very nice post thank you for sharing...God bless you


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