10 Gospel Songs I Love

Ndukwe Odinaka, Quirks and Pearls, 10 Songs I Love

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Hello everyone, hope your week is going fine. Just the other day, I was thinking about how songs can be helpful in one way or the other. I listen to music a lot and almost every song I have listened to, has a memory or an event surrounding it. Some are good, some are not so good. In all, good music can be comforting and helpful too.

I want to share with you guys some of the songs I really love and tell you why I love them or the memories these songs bring to me. There are a lot of songs but I had to make it 10. Maybe some other time I could say more. Anyway, I hope you enjoy!

  1. Come to Me by Jenn Johnson, Bethel Music

Bethel music is an American worship group from Redding, California. I heard about them for the first time in 2014 but they have been there since 2001 and they make great songs, of which one of them is “Come to Me”.

This song is so amazing. A friend shared this song with me and I never really listened to it until a few days after. That day I was in my hostel and at that period of time, I was feeling down spiritually. I was listening to music, my songs were on shuffle and this song came in.

“I am the lord your God, I go before you now, I stand beside you, I’m all around you”

Hearing those words gave me goose bumps and I just started crying, like that was what I needed to hear at that moment. I later found out the one I was listening to was the abridged version. Of course, I had to look for the full version and it is such a beautiful song.

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  1. Way Maker by Sinach

Sinach is a Nigerian gospel artiste. I’m sure most Nigerians have heard of her. “Way Maker” came out last year or so. It’s a nice song, but when it was all over the place, it just felt like a passive song to me. A passive song (per my definition) is a song you don’t exactly pay attention to but you know it and might even sing it well. It went from a passive song to a powerful song and confession in my final year first semester. I was really going through something and that song was like a reassurance. It was a confession, it was more than just a song.

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  1. It is well by Kristine DiMarco, Bethel Music

This is another song by the gospel group, Bethel Music. This song has the same chorus as the popular hymn “It is well” but the song is beautiful, from the beginning to the end. There’s no particular significant event with this song but I just like the song and the lyrics are heart-warming and encouraging too.

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  1. This God is too Good by Nathaniel Bassey, featuring Micah Stampley

“I know a God, who’s merciful and kind, faithful and gracious,

I’m the apple of His eyes, the thought that feels His heart,

Every morning, noon and night

He loved me when I didn’t care

And was patient till I came running back into his arms…”

Look at how lovely the lyrics are. Nathaniel Bassey is a Nigerian gospel artiste and Micah Stampley is an American gospel artiste.

“This God is too Good” just reminds you of God’s love and lets you know that no matter how filthy you think you are, you can always come back to Him. Sometimes, the devil uses guilt to draw us farther away from God when we do things that God wouldn’t approve because we think God would not welcome us. So we therefore live our lives like we don’t care. The truth is that, no matter what it is, it is that time that God expects you to ask Him for mercy and He will forgive you. The song also tells you of God’s goodness and His loving kindness. That is indeed lovely.

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  1. Tell the World by Lecrae, featuring Mali Music

The lyrics of this song makes one realize how far they have come with God by their side. Apart from the lyrics, the whole is just pleasant to the ears. Lecrae is an American Christian hip hop artist and Mali Music (Kortney Jamaal Pollard) is also an American singer.

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  1. Spreading Everywhere by Frank Edwards

Almost everyone in Nigeria has heard of Frank Edwards, if you are a Nigerian and haven’t heard of him, you must have heard the popular song “you too dey bless me o”.

“Spreading everywhere” is another song I like. Anytime I sing it, I sing it with passion. It’s like I’m prophesying into my life. The song brings to mind your identity in Christ.

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  1. Victory by Todd Dulaney

This song is currently popular and it’s a lovely song too. Todd Dulaney is an American artiste. There’s something with this song that just makes me happy and assured. Victory indeed belongs to Jesus.

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  1. No longer Slave by Jonathan David and Melissa Helsa, Bethel Music

I know, I know, it’s another Bethel Music song. I can’t help it, their songs are good. After listening to “Come to Me”, I downloaded more of their songs and “No longer slave” was one of them. So there are 2 versions of this song, the unadulterated and the revised one. Unadulterated in the sense that the song came as a result of pure worship. As if they knew the song was such a lovely song, they had to properly produce it, hence the revised one. The former is the one I listened to first and believe me, it was a great worship.

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  1. Faithful by Bob Fitts

Apart from the fact that this song holds powerful lyrics, my mom loves the song and I just can’t help but love it too. Just like the title of the song, the song speaks about the faithfulness of God. A part of the song goes…

“…when the sun, refuse to shine, and time is no more

You’ll still be faithful…”

Bob Fitts is an American gospel artiste and he’s been around for quite a while, even before I was born. Some of his songs that most people might know are “Peace” and “As we pray”.

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  1. Amazing by Dunsin Oyekan

The lyrics of this song ministered to me the first time I heard it. It was in church in one of our annual programmes. Dunsin was invited and when he sang this song, I couldn’t help but love it. Dunsin is a Nigerian artiste and he is a minister at COZA (Commonwealth of Zion Assembly).

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So guys, that’s it. If you have heard these songs, what do you think? If you haven’t you could download them. Also, if you could recommend songs for me, I’ll appreciate it. I was just saying to myself yesterday that I need more songs. I downloaded a few though.

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Anyway, that’s it for now, till I come your way,

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14 Replies to “10 Gospel Songs I Love”

  1. Nathaniel Bassey’s “This God is too good” does not fail to leave me in tears every time I listen to it. That song speaks to my spirit in ways I can’t even understand. And I want to sing Way Maker on my wedding day 🙌🙌🙌!!! I do know most of the songs on your list. Thank God for bestowing these artists with voices to bless multitudes!

    1. Nathaniel Basset sings really nice songs. I thank God for his ministry. 😂 @ singing Way Maker at wedding day. I thought I was the only one that wanted to sing or play a song on my wedding day.

      Yesso, thank God for these artistes and thank you for stopping by 💕

  2. I have heard of several of these songs. I absolutely love Victory by Todd Dulaney, No Longer Slaves by Bethel Music because they really touch deep as to who God has been in my life and keeps giving me a reminder that I am no longer a slave to fear because I am a child of God.

    Some song suggestions that I enjoy listening to:

    1). More than you think I Am by Danny Gokey.
    2). Rise by Danny Gokey
    3). What Can I Do by Tye Tribbett.
    4). Breathe by Jonny Diaz
    5). Oh My Soul by Casting Crowns.

    1. Out of all you listed, I only know of one, “What can I do by Tye Tribbett”. Thank you for the songs, I’ll get them today. That’s 4 new songs added, yippee!

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  4. You’ve got amazing collection and I’m adding them to my collections. Here are a few of mine:
    Cover by Becky Larry
    In awe of you by Becky Larry
    Speak Lord by Juanita Bynum
    Still by Juanita Bynum
    Thank you for sharing.

    1. Aww, thanks dear. Out of the few you mentioned, I only know of Still by Juanita Bynum. Thank you for listing them, I’ll sure download them.

      1. You are most welcome and I will like to have more of your collections if you don’t mind. The ones I took I have almost downloaded all. I love them very much especially No longer slave to fear. Thank you very much for sharing them and God bless you.

        1. Aww, your comment just made my day. I have more to recommend.

          Lord of lords by Hillsong
          10,000 reasons by Jesus culture
          Onise Iyanu by Nathaniel Bassey
          God gives His children a song by Alvin Slaughter
          More than enough by Alvin Slaughter
          Who am I by casting crowns
          Boasting by Lecrae
          Lucky ones by Lecrae
          Deep in love with you by Michael Smith
          Grace by Michael Smith (This song gets me all the time)
          I can only imagine (I really don’t know who sang it)
          Champion of love (I don’t know who sang this but I have the song and it’s beautiful. In case you look for it, the chorus goes, He is higher than the highest, he is greater than the greatest, no one could ever take his crown away, he is more mighty than the mightiest, he rains from above…)

          I think I’ll stop here. I still have a lot to recommend. Maybe I’ll just send a list to you personally.

          1. My my my. I am speechless! I will be so busy tonight and tomorrow. This is the best birthday gift ever. Thank you very much and yes you can share it with me personally. My email is ednaibe79@yahoo.com. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Thank you once again.

          2. Awww… You are most welcome dear. I’ll send you a list soonest 💕

          3. That would be awesome. Dancing right now.

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