This list was compiled in 2008. For my 2009 Top Ten Love Songs List, please visit: Top Ten Gospel Love Songs. Also see The Best Christian Music for Valentine’s Day and Top Ten Christian Love Songs of the Decade.
Wedding season and Valentine’s Day mean brides and other romantics are looking for romantic music and sentimental love songs for their wedding day or other special day. For weddings, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and other romantic occasions, here is my top ten list of gospel love songs.
These romantic Christian love songs were all recorded by artists who have recorded gospel albums. Each love song was selected for the beauty of the music and the romance of the lyrics. I have also included a sample of the lyrics for each love song.
If you need a romantic song or playlist of love songs for an upcoming wedding, Valentine’s Day, or any other romantic occasion, you will definitely want to consider listening to these beautiful and meaningful Christian love songs – romantic music for weddings and special occasions:
Featuring gospel artists: Steve Green, Carolyn Arrends, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Jim Brickman, Noel Paul Stookey, Chris Rice, Debbie Boone, Michael W. Smith and Steven Curtis Chapman.
10. “Holding Hands” – Steve Green
(This sweet Christian love song performed by Steve Green is from the gospel album Woven in Time, March 26, 2002)
And then it seemed just like a dream
When wide eyed, side by side
We faced the future holding hands
9. “Good Thing Going” – Carolyn Arends
(A love song by Carolyn Arends from the album Feel Free, March 11, 1997)
‘Cause how could anybody turn my head
When my heart is forever lost to you
How could I fall into another’s arms
When I’ve fallen so deep into a love so true
8. “Beautiful” – Amy Grant & Vince Gill
(Married couple and Christian recording artists Amy Grant and Vince Gill perform this beautiful love song)
I’m looking for a way to feel you hold me
Feel your heartbeat just one more time
Reaching back, trying to touch the moment
Each precious minute that you were mine
7. “The Gift” – Jim Brickman
(This tender love song is from Jim Brickman’s The Gift CD which released on September 16, 1997)
Sitting by the fire we made
You’re the answer when I prayed
I would find someone
and baby I found you
6. “There Is Love” – Noel Paul Stookey
(Also known as “The Wedding Song,” this love song released in 1971 as a single from Noel Paul Stookey’s first solo album, Paul and)
The union of your spirits here has caused Him to remain,
for whenever two or more of you are gathered in His name,
There is love. There is love.
5. “When Did You Fall” –Chris Rice
(This catchy love song is from the Chris Rice CD Amusing, which released August 23, 2005)
When did you let your heart run free?
Have you been waiting long?
When did you fall in love with me?
When did you fall in love?
4. “You Light Up My Life” – Debbie Boone
(From the album You Light Up My Life, this 1977 hit love song spent 10 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and won Debbie Boone a Grammy award)
So many dreams I kept deep inside me
Alone in the dark but now
You’ve come along
3. “I Will Remember You” – Amy Grant
(This nostalgic Christian love song is the seventh and final single from Amy Grant’s twelfth album, Heart in Motion, which was released in March 1992)
Knowing how you made me laugh
Hearing sweet echoes of you from the past
I will remember you
2. “Love of My Life” – Jim Brickman featuring Michael W. Smith
(This gentle, melodic love song played by Jim Brickman on the piano with Michael W. Smith providing vocals is one of my romantic favorites from the album Destiny, January 26, 1999)
My angel in the night
You are my love
Love of my life
1. “I Will Be Here” – Steven Curtis Chapman
(My very favorite Christian love song is from the gospel album More To This Life by Steven Curtis Chapman which released in 1989)
If in the dark, we lose sight of love
Hold my hand, and have no fear
‘Cause I will be here
These sentimental love songs recorded by popular gospel artists will definitely add some romance to your wedding, Valentine’s Day, anniversary, or other romantic occasion! For more Christian Love Songs, click HERE.
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