15 Best Christian Songs about Death

We all have our own ways of coming to terms with death. And while it is never easy, having faith can certainly offer some comfort and hope during this difficult time.

The good news is there are numerous songs created by Christian artists that talk about the beauty and peacefulness found in letting go, as well as accepting what comes next.

So, as a way to inspire those who find themselves in such times, I’ve put together a list of 15 beautiful Christian songs about death that will give you peace of mind through their uplifting words. May they be a source of solace and help bring some light during dark moments.

1. I Will Rise by Chris Tomlin

And i will rise when he calls my name
No more sorrow, no more pain
I will rise on eagles' wings
Before my god fall on my knees
And rise
I will rise

2. Save a Place for Me by Matthew West

Save a place for me, save a place for me
I'll be there soon, I'll be there soon
Save a place for me, save some grace for me
I'll be there soon, I'll be there soon

3. It Is Not Death to Die by Sovereign Grace Music

O Jesus, conquering the grave
Your precious blood has power to save
Those who trust in You
Will in Your mercy find
That it is not death to die

4. Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me) by Casting Crowns

Living, He loved me
Dying, He saved me
Buried, He carried my sins far away
Rising, He justified freely forever
One day He's coming
Oh glorious day, oh glorious day

5. Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy

So tell me, what do you do up in heaven?
Are your days filled with love and light?
Is there music? Is there art and invention?
Tell me are you happy? Are you more alive?

6. Homesick by MercyMe

You're in a better place
I've heard a thousand times
And at least a thousand times
I've rejoiced for you
But the reason why I'm broken
The reason why I cry
Is how long must I wait to be with you

7. Someone Worth Dying For by Mikeschair

Am I more than flesh and bone?
Am I really something beautiful?
Yeah, I wanna believe
I wanna believe that
I'm not just some wandering soul
That You don't see and You don't know
Yeah, I wanna believe
Jesus, help me believe that I
Am someone worth dying for

8. Christ Our Hope in Life and Death by Keith & Kristyn Getty, Matt Boswell, and Matt Papa

What is our hope in life and death?
Christ alone, Christ alone.
What is our only confidence?
That our souls to Him belong.

9. There Will Be a Day by Jeremy Camp

There will be a day with no more tears
No more pain, and no more fears
There will be a day when the burdens of this place
Will be no more, we'll see Jesus face to face
But until that day, we'll hold on to you always

10. Death Of Death by Cody Carnes

It was the death of death when You rose to life
When the dark surrendered to the risen light
Oh, praise the Savior, Jesus Christ
The death of death is Your victory

11. Hello After Goodbye by Legacy Five

There is a hello after goodbye, a blessed reunion, promised in time
We will be with them far longer than we were without
No doubt, no more tears in our eyes
In that beautiful, wonderful, hello after goodbye

12. This World Is Not My Home by Jim Reeves

Oh Lord, you know
I have no friend like you
If heaven's not my home
Then Lord what will I do
The angels beckon me
From heaven's open door
And I can't feel at home
In this world anymore

13. Death Has No Power by Adrienne Camp and Jeremy Camp

And death has no power over me
And I will stand in the wake of victory
So then come what may
I'll follow all the way
'Cause death has no power over me

14. The Other Side by Colton Dixon

It isn't easy to say goodbye
But I know it's only for a little while
Run up ahead and I will catch up
'Cause I'm gonna see you when tomorrow comes
On the other side
On the other side

15. Death Has Lost Its Sting by Sojourn Music

Arise, O Lord, fulfill Your grace while I your glory sing
My God has broke the serpent's teeth
And death has lost its sting

Wrapping Up

So, there you have it – 15 beautiful Christian songs about death that will give you peace of mind and help bring some light during dark times. Whether it’s for yourself or for a loved one, I hope this list can be a source of solace during difficult moments. May these songs offer comfort, understanding, and hope even when the sorrow feels unbearable.

Finally, if you know someone who needs some encouragement, please feel free to share this list with them – it may bring them some solace during a difficult time. May we all find peace and acceptance in the face of death.