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

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Goin' Up Yonder A song filed with beautiful solos.

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I'll Fly Away is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gospel Songs Ever
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His Eye Is On the Sparrow An emotional yet effortless take on a classic song.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I Surrender All A soft and wonderful song of praise.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cooling Water A great song about those cool baptizing waters.

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Waymaker A powerful song by Billy Rivers.

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

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

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

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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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God Favored Me A beautiful slow song to sway to.

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

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

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

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I Can Go To God In Prayer Al... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Gospel Songs Ever

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Addictive Love An uptempo 90s gospel jam.

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

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A Message for the Saints An energetic call and response.

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

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For My Good A slowly building song full of emotion.

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I Give You Praise A sweeping and emotional song.

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

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War Cry Powerful and catchy.

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Walk in the Light Another Aretha Franklin song. It simply can't be beat.

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Everyday A song about the daily power of the lord.

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Coronation A great group sing a long song.

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Healed A powerful song about being restored.

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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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Devotion Another great crossover tune from a mainstream band.

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