13 Inspirational Country Gospel Songs That Will Lift You Up


Country music has a long standing relationship with gospel standards and hymns. The genre grew out of Southern expressions of hymns and spirituals and many of country’s most prominent figures are very open about their faiths. But there are some songs that stand out from the rest– country’s great gospel songs. They are inspirational, thought provoking, and look forward to a brighter tomorrow with God.


In no particular order, here are a few of our favorites from artists both young and old.

1. “Go Rest High On That Mountain” – Vince Gill

2. “When I Get Where I’m Going”- Brad Paisley feat. Dolly Parton

3. “Something In The Water” – Carrie Underwood

4. “Three Wooden Crosses” – Randy Travis

5. “Coat of Many Colors” – Dolly Parton

6. “Believe” – Brooks & Dunn

7. “Long Black Train” – Josh Turner

8. “Thy Will” – Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

9. “When The Man Comes Around” – Johnny Cash

10. “Precious Memories” – Alan Jackson

11. “Back To God” – Reba McEntire

12. “Peace In The Valley” – Loretta Lynn

13. “Why Me Lord” – Kris Kristofferson