Prayer and song are two things that cannot be separated in the life of Christian. It is true that prayer is the way to communicate with God, but songs can also be the means of communication. In the worship or Eucharist, songs are always in there. Songs Christian and prayers are great combination. That is why liturgy always has songs and prayer. In this case, even there is proverb saying that singing is twice of praying. It can work more effectively. This is also the reasons why Christians have a lot of songs and all of them are great songs for worshipping God.
Existences of songs have been with the Christians for a long time. Even, songs have become ways of worshipping God before Christ was born. In the Old Testaments, many prophets and the people sang many kinds of songs to say gratitude to God. Songs were also used to deliver prayers of hopes, and even songs could also be used to express worries and disappointment. There were also songs delivering about angers. Surely, there were a lot of songs in the Old Testaments and these are continued up to today. People still use songs in every liturgy. In every events and worships or Eucharist, there are always songs. Songs have great effects to make people feel more comfortable. Songs also have expression and this sometimes cannot be found in the prayers.
There are many kinds of songs and the new songs are so popular. That is truth. However, there are also some old songs that are still sung by Christians. They still love the songs and most of them are taken from Psalms. In the Holy Bible, Psalm becomes such a great book of poems and some of them can be sung. Among many poems and songs in Psalm, Psalm 18 becomes the most famous part. This poem is made into song and people love to sing this song. The song talks about the gratitude to God for being Great Shepherd who provides protection.