The Best Gospel Songs Ever

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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  • Soon and Very Soon

    Soon and Very Soon

    A beautiful song filled with hallelujahs and praise.
  • Peace Be Still

    Peace Be Still

  • Mary Don't You Weep

    Mary Don't You Weep

  • Order My Steps

    Order My Steps

    A song that asks Jesus to guide the way.
  • His Eye Is On the Sparrow

    His Eye Is On the Sparrow

    An emotional yet effortless take on a classic song.
  • Oh, Happy Day

    Oh, Happy Day

    Perhaps one of the most quietly joyful gospel songs.
  • He's Able

    He's Able

    Another song about god's great works.
  • He Saw the Best in Me

    He Saw the Best in Me

    A song bolstered by a powerful and passionate voice
  • Precious Lord (Take My Hand)

    Precious Lord (Take My Hand)

    It's sung by Aretha -- enough said
  • God Favored Me

    God Favored Me

    A beautiful slow song to sway to.
  • I Surrender All

    I Surrender All

    A soft and wonderful song of praise.
  • He's An On-Time God

    He's An On-Time God

    A powerful song about praising god and his good deeds.
  • My Soul Has Been Anchored

    My Soul Has Been Anchored

    A song of praise bolstered by a deep and spiritual voice.
  • I'll Take You There

    I'll Take You There

    An uptempo song from one of the first families of gospel.
  • I Love the Lord

    I Love the Lord

    Whitney Houston was one of the greatest voices of a generation.
  • I Can Go To God In Prayer

    I Can Go To God In Prayer

  • I Am Redeemed

    I Am Redeemed

    A song about being thankful for being saved.
  • Goin' Up Yonder

    Goin' Up Yonder

    A song filed with beautiful solos.

  • As Long As I Got King Jesus

    As Long As I Got King Jesus

    An energetic up-tempo number.
  • Holy Is the Lamb

    Holy Is the Lamb

    Another fun song that gets everybody in the sing along mood.
  • Jesus Be a Fence

    Jesus Be a Fence

    A powerful song praising the strength of Jesus.
  • Take the Shackles Off My Feet

    Take the Shackles Off My Feet

    Another great gospel song but done withe a modern sensibility.
  • Alabaster Box

    Alabaster Box

    A stark song that allows Cece to display her voice.
  • A Change Is Gonna Come

    A Change Is Gonna Come

    It's awesome because it's Aaron Neville.
  • Peace in the Valley

    Peace in the Valley

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