Dolly Parton is a much-beloved singer, songwriter, and actress who has performed pop, gospel, country, and bluegrass music. She is well known for her unique country twang, her flashy outfits, and her big-haired blonde wigs! Her powerful voice leaves her fans in awe. Treasured by many, she is a Country music legend, but she is also a strong Christian woman of faith. Here are our top 9 favorite Dolly Parton songs about God!
1.Stunning Performance Of ‘God Only Knows’
2. Jaw-Dropping Rendition Of ‘There Was Jesus’
3.Unforgettable Performance of ‘Hello God’
4. Spectacular Worship With Dolly Parton Singing ‘A Letter To Heaven
5. Show Stopping Performance of ‘Precious Memories’
6. Wonderful Show Of Dolly Singing ‘He’s Still Alive’
7. Amazing Family Performance of ‘The Sweet By and By’
8. Brilliant Medley Performed by Dolly Parton of ‘When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder'
9. Wonderful Christian Hymn ‘In The Garden’ sung by Dolly Parton, Alison Kraus, and Suzanne Cox
Stunning Performance of ‘God Only Knows’
The powerful iconic Christian band For King and Country harmonizes perfectly with Dolly. Together they worship in an unforgettable way bringing to life this popular Christian tune.
God only knows what you’ve been through,
God only knows what they say about you,
God only knows how it's killing you.
But there’s a love that God only knows.
WATCH: Stunning Performance of ‘God Only Knows’
Jaw-dropping Rendition Of ‘There Was Jesus’
Zach Williams and Dolly Parton are a powerful pair in this vulnerable song about needing the love of Jesus in hard times.
It is something we have to remember during the hard times!
When the life I built came crashing to the ground.
When the friends I had were nowhere to be found.
I couldn’t see it when but I see now, there was Jesus.
WATCH: Jaw-dropping Rendition Of ‘There Was Jesus’
Unforgettable Performance Of ‘Hello God’
In this solo performance, Dolly sings on stage to an audience. This is a song in the form of a prayer asking for help. Because we all need God and to know that He is there when we are in our valley.
Hello God, are you there?
Can you hear us, are you listening anymore?
Hello God, if we are still on speaking terms,
can you help us like before?
WATCH: Unforgettable Performance Of ‘Hello God’
Spectacular Worship With Dolly Parton A Letter To Heaven
This classic song was written and performed about the loss of loved ones and the hope to see them again one day. This song is written beautifully and in memory of those who have passed on and went to heaven.
Oh, what will I say in this letter I pray.
Tell mommy I miss her since she went away.
I’m coming to see her real soon I hope.
WATCH: Spectacular Worship With Dolly A Letter To Heaven
Show-stopping Performance Of Precious Memories
This was a lovely cover of precious memories that really soothed the soul and will make you feel at peace with God.
Precious memories, unseen angels,
sent somewhere to my soul,
how they linger ever near me,
and the sacred scenes unfold.
WATCH: Show-stopping Performance Of Precious Memories
Wonderful Video of Dolly Parton singing ‘He Is Alive’
This song is a celebration of our Lord and Savior rising from the grave and saving us from our sins. What a sacrifice he paid. We are grateful!
She said they’ve moved Him in the night, and none of us know where.
The stone’s been rolled away, and His body wasn’t there.
WATCH: Wonderful Video of Dolly Parton singing ‘He Is Alive’
Amazing Performance of Sweet By and By
Dolly and her astounding siblings do a moving rendition of this song ‘Sweet By and By,’ and it really was a crowd pleaser! Everyone was ecstatic to be watching them perform and worship together.
There’s a land that is fairer than day,
and faith we can see it afar.
For the Father waits over the way.
To prepare us a dwelling place there.
WATCH: Amazing Performance of Sweet By and By
Brilliant Medley Performed by Dolly Parton of ‘When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder with Allison Kaus and Suzanne Cox
This trio makes quite the pair as they tackle this medley and harmonize their beautiful voices.
When the roll is called up yonder, I'll be there.
On that bright and cloudless morning when the dead in Christ shall rise.
And the glory of His resurrection share.
WATCH: Brilliant Medley Performed by Dolly Parton of ‘When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder with Allison Kaus and Suzanne Cox
Wonderful Christian Tune ‘in The Garden’ Sung By Dolly Parton, Alison Kraus, And Suzanne Cox
These lovely ladies did a cover of ‘In The Garden’ by Charles Austin Miles. This song is about walking with the Lord and keeping the faith, even while we are here on earth and He is in Heaven.
He speaks and the sound of his voice is so sweet, the birds hush their singing.
And the melody he gave me within my heart is ringing.
WATCH: Wonderful Christian Tune “In The Garden’ sung by Dolly Parton, Alison Kraus, and Suzanne Cox
Bailey Sizemore writes inspirational stories for GodTube and GodUpdates. She has a heart for children and has worked in Special Education and as a counselor for children with autism for several years. She has also served kids abroad on mission trips including one to an orphanage in Vietnam. In her free time, Bailey enjoys reading true crime stories and listening to live music.