In God's Time

Album: single release only (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was written by Randy Houser together with Nashville singer-songwriters Shane Minor and David Lee Murphy and is about the importance of being patient and accepting God's will. A stand-alone single, it peaked at #54 on the country chart.
  • Houser told The Boot about the inspiration for the tune: "I was in a place where all the things I thought would make me truly happy, I found could make me just as miserable."
    He added: "This song had been on my heart for about three weeks. We wrote another song, and everyone was packing up to leave and I sat down and played the first chord and sang 'In God's Time.' I said, 'Shane, I'm supposed to write this song. Do y'all want to stay?' Both of them said [yes]. It was exactly what I needed to say at the time," he continued. "It was exactly what I'd been feeling, but it hadn't manifested itself yet. It was exactly what my heart needed to hear. A lot of times you have to verbally say things to soak 'em up."
  • Houser debuted the song for a live audience on January 27, 2011 in celebration of his ACM Nomination for New Solo Vocalist of the Year during GAC's ACM Showcase televised special.

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