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List Rules This is NOT a Christian music list! Artists from every genre have written songs about God, so don't expect these all to be nice and sugarcoated. No hymns or traditional religious songs.

Whether you believe him or not, you can't deny that there have been some really awesome songs written about God. For that reason we're ranking the best songs about God, with help from votes by Ranker users like you. Since the dawn of time, people have written songs about God. There are many songs written to praise God, but many other songs question God's existence. Great rap songs have been known to reference God and the country music genre produced several inspiring tunes about the Lord.

God works in mysterious ways and Garth Brooks sang about the benefit of not always getting what you want on his track, “Unanswered Prayers.” Kanye West shared his faith on his 2004 hit, “Jesus Walks,” and George Harrison created inspiration with his God song, “My Sweet Lord.”

Some of the best songs about God are about getting to see him in heaven. “Stairway to Heaven,” “Knockin' On Heaven's Door” and “Ready to Meet Him” are all about heaven. Stevie Wonder asked God to keep everyone safe on his tune, “Heaven Help Us All.”

Which God song is the best? Vote your favorites up this list and please add any that we may have missed.
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My Sweet Lord George Harrison

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God Only Knows The Beach Boys

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Stairway To Heaven Led Zeppelin

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r-gold added Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers - Edwin Hawkins Singers

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One of Us Joan Osborne

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God Knows I’m Good David Bowie

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Personal Jesus Depeche Mode

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r-gold added Oh Happy Day Edwin Hawkins Singers

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God Is Not Dead Johnny Cash

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Gods of War Def Leppard

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punksnotdead added Gott im Himmel (Spirit in the Sky) Nina Hagen

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Unanswered Prayers Garth Brooks

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Down to the River to Pray Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square

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Kassie Lanzarotta added God The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon

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edward1111100 added My God, Jethro Tull

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God Only Knows David Bowie

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God Bless the Child Ella Fitzgerald

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When God Made Me Neil Young

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Rough God Goes Riding Van Morrison

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My God Is Real Johnny Cash

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God Will Johnny Cash

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God Is Dead? is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About God
punksnotdead added God Is Dead? Black Sabbath

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There Is No God But God Elvis Presley

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clash1977 added Dear God

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Jesus Walks Kanye West

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God Save the Queen Sex Pistols

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Letter to God is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About God
Letter to God Sheryl Crow

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If God Could Talk Meat Loaf

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Lord of This World Black Sabbath

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Dear God Elton John

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Blasphemous Rumours Depeche Mode

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Thank God for the Bomb Ozzy Osbourne