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Minute To Win It He's got Your Next

Updated on October 17, 2017
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Minute to minute you can win it

Minute to minute He's got your NEXT
Minute to minute He's got your NEXT

One day always leads to the next ~ take it one minute at a time

One day always leads to the next! Waking up each day, we're thankful for our first breath. Then from that moment we tackle the minutes stringing them together to make up our day. Some days we meet with sadness pulling us into a pit of despair. The next day brings buckets of joyful hope. We experience days when we wonder the why's, but when prayer answers, and we see the because.

People get lost trying to navigate our minutes not allowing the Captain to lead. In the tough minutes we wrestle with thoughts of conclusion when He's beginning our next minute.

To remember that God has great plans for the next day after a difficult minute has passed we need to not rely on our own understanding, but rather stand firm in the faith that God is in control. It's important to realize our humble moments of our answered prayers. Continue to trust in faith as our lives still a work in progress. If we take the time to test every minute of our existence, proves our God is an awesome and loving God.

Funny how as a society we mesmerize ourselves with the quick fix, "the minute to win it" approach. When in our moment we often miss the steps it takes to allow for our next minute? God plans and we act or react, however, He uses every second for the purpose our next.

Have you ever been in one of those minutes of life wondering will this continue? Sometimes you experience a great feeling and want it to last. Other times when not so great you want it to pass. We claim to trust in the outcomes and we push forward, yet, so many of us throw in the towel before God completes the work in us. He is a potter and we are the clay, but we seem to want to mold ourselves as opposed to trusting He will be in every minute and the next.

We need to take comfort, He is in every minute whether it is a high or a low, He is right there.

Take a leap see what's NEXT!

Let Go and Let God
Let Go and Let God

Thank You God

Thank you, God, for all of it, every minute, second and even millisecond. The tears followed by the smiles. The stress followed by the release. The ache of a heart followed by the warmth of a hug. Just thank you, God, for every magnificent act of joy or sadness, pain or recovery, and for every question followed by an answer.

You are everything good and we're so very blessed that you never give up on us, no matter what. You guide and gently pushing us toward the plans you have for our lives. You have complete mastery over our possibilities. You Lord is so very patient and understanding of our failings. You are our biggest cheerleader. In our successes, you are there allowing us to bring others toward you.

When we close our ears to your words or guidance you creatively find other ways to seep into the innermost part of who we are and there you settle our minds and hearts. It is here Lord where You do Your most amazing work. You creatively clear away the layers blocking us from Your vision of how we are to use everything for You. Thank you for taking your minute that is our forever in you, thank you for taking your minutes to win it, for each of us. Thank you for never giving up on us. We lack trust that you are in our every minute and in our next and you will always lead us. Why do we fight your love and protection when all we need to do is follow you to our next? You are all we need, sadly we live in this immediate world and we miss so much from one minute to the next. Thank you, God, for leading even when we don't follow.

Stop the rush into your next minute

what if we stop rushing into our minutes slowing down enough to see we have a great God in the lead to follow? How about letting Him be the Captain to lead us into the next minute that will come in His timing?

We feel an urge to do the immediate or go a certain direction without full clarity and then fall to our knees when we see the power of God's direction. Please stop the hurry of this world and recognize every miracle that God has provided and allowed.

Be thankful for the barriers He has placed against the evils trying to take hold. One defense at a time, He may use you as a protector or perhaps you’re the protected in a particular moment. Feel assured He is orchestrating a most comforting and beautiful symphony using every tear, smile, anger, and pain together for His great plan. Our God is taking all the emotion, feelings, trials, successes, and mixing them together. Then He places them in His calming and loving hands where He decides our next minute.

The decisions seem hidden for what seems like a long time. Never is it longer or more than the cross He bore for all of us. To know He would do that for us, sinners is humbling. Then just when you can’t figure one more way to comprehend that reality. He opens His hands and reveals the beauty of His work.

Yes Lord, you always take One Minute and lead it to our next.

Put your hand in HIS

Let Him take the lead of your minute!
Let Him take the lead of your minute!

Take my hand and lead me


Our tears are often a response to the absolute radiance of God's grace. The awareness and passion He instills in our hearts as believers allows the radiance to glow. His promises are the desires we should seek. He provides strength to those who seek Him and do their best to pick up their own cross and follow His lead.

We look forward to what is next when You're in the lead. Thank you a million times over, even when it gets tough in loss, or confusion. We need to remember You're in our every minute here on earth, and those minutes to follow in our heavenly home. There we will meet those we lost and will live in Your glory.


Here is a little prayer you might say to calm your spirit and trust in His lead, take a minute and read it., what could it hurt and it may even help. It takes a minute to stop and talk to the one that can lead you. He leads you in this minute, to your next. He handles things when we mess up sometimes. And He already knows when we get it right, but there is always the next minute. Until minutes just don't matter anymore because you are home with Him.

Thank you for leading, as I try my best in those minutes where the desire to win comes fast, ignoring that your timing is perfect. The patience You show in loving us will always lead me to the next minute even if you have to give me a push. For You God, are all I need. Take my hand, be my Captain. Take the lead and I will follow you until I am home.

I will not fear as I remain still knowing one day will always lead to the next. God You are my lead, one minute at a time, therefore I will always take a minute to go to You in faith.


Wherever You Go by Audrey Assad

How do you feel about letting God take you to your next minute to WIN? it

Are you a minute to win it kind of person? Do you tend to rush things and not trust things? Can you give the lead to GOD and see what happens?

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      A lovely way to express the varying emotions caused by all the unsettling changes we meet along life's journey. How wonderful is our God whose love and care for us never changes.

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      The Stages Of ME 5 years ago

      Thank you Faith Reaper have a blessed day :)

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      Amen on this one. Life is ever changing, and it is true, one day it feels like the end of the world due to some circumstance, and then the very next day, the sun will rise, and everything has changed. I know about praying and seeing the answers to those prayers! He is an awesome God. Loved this. In His Love, Faith Reaper