gospel The Best Gospel Songs Ever  

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List Rules Vote up all of your favorite gospel songs ever, and add any that aren't already listed.

What are the best gospel songs? Gospel music has been around a long time and has a large following of religious and secular people who love to sing the praises of God. Dealing with life's ups and downs can be difficult, and music can make it better. Often these songs can be uplifting, they can help us understand, and sometimes they can just be comforting. 
 

Gospel music has the ability to make us feel. We often feel an emotional connection to songs. The best gospel songs often have a spiritual connection and give the listener an emotional experience. Many of these songs are also a part of amazing gospel albums as well. 
 

Vote up your favorite gospel songs. Did we miss any? Make sure to add and rerank your favorites to move them up on the list.

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Alabaster Box A stark song that allows Cece to display her voice.

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Goin' Up Yonder A song filed with beuitful solos.

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His Eye Is On the Sparrow An emotional yet effortless take on a classic song.

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Oh, Happy Day Perhaps one of the most quietly joyful gospel songs.

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As Long As I Got King Jesus An energetic up-tempo number.

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I Love the Lord Whitney Houston was one of the greatest voices of a generation.

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Blessed and Highly Favored A song about recognition and priase sung nicely by the Clark sisters.

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Holy Is the Lamb Another fun song that gets everybody in the sing along mood.

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My Soul Has Been Anchored A song of praise bolstered by a deep and spiritual voice.

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I Am Redeemed A song about being thankful for being saved.

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He's Able Another song about god's great works.

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He Saw the Best in Me A song bolstered by a powerful and passionate voice

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I Surrender All A soft and wonderful song of praise.

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A Song for Mama Boyz II Men - A great song from a great crossoever gospel-pop group.

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For My Good A slowly building song full of emotion.

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Cooling Water A great song about those cool baptizing waters.

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Balm in Gilead Another great crowd pleaser for everyone to get behind.

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Order My Steps A song that asks Jesus to guide the way.

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A Change Is Gonna Come It's awesome because it's Aaron Neville.

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Precious Lord (Take My Hand) It's sung by Aretha -- enough said

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A Message for the Saints An energetic call and response.

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I'll Take You There An uptempo song from one of the first families of gospel.

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Hold On (Change Is Coming) A song about understanding that god will make things better.

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He's An On-Time God A powerful song about praising god and his good deeds.

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Soon and Very Soon A beautiful song filled with hallelujahs and praise.

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Jesus Be a Fence A powerful song praising the strength of Jesus.

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Jesus, Lover of My Soul A great song for choirs.

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God Favored Me A beautiful slow song to sway to.

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Peace in the Valley A gospel song that's been covered by many artist from Little Richard to Elvis.

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Take the Shackles Off My Feet Another great gospel song but done withe a modern sensibility.

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Coronation A great group sing a long song.

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I Give You Praise A sweeping and emotional song.

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Addictive Love An uptempo 90s gospel jam.

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If God Is Dead A 70s vibe gives this gospel song some funk.

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The Potter's House An intimately and beautifully sung song.

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If Trouble Don’t Come Today A unique and strong voice offers this song a great quality.

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Hold My Mule A strong single vocal performance bolsters this song.

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Everyday A song about the daily power of the lord.

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Devotion Another great crossover tune from a mainstream band.

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Healed A powerful song about being restored.

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Heaven A fun song with a modern sensibility that still retains its gospel roots.

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War Cry Powerful and catchy.

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Waymaker A powerful song by Billy Rivers.

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Everything's Gonna Be Alright You can't go wrong with the Reverend Al Green. 

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It Shall Be Done A powerful song with the backing of an even more powerful choir.

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In the Spirit A great beat on this uptempo gospel soul offering. 

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Stir Up the Gift Another boisterous song that gets everyone singing along 

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The Lady, Her Lover and Lord A lovely narrative song about our relationships and our relationships with god.

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Roll Me Through the Rushes Another great song from a gospel crossover artist.

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