Prayers and Songs in Christian Belief

Prayers and Songs in Christian Belief

Prayers has important roles in life of Christians. Prayers become the main way to communicate with God. Human pray to say gratitude for things that they have got. They also pray to ask for somethings in a form of wishes and hopes. There are also prayers of lamentation and many other things to say in the prayers. Talking about prayers and communication with God, Eucharist becomes the central part of all. Eucharist has liturgy in it and these have important parts from the beginning until the closing part of the Eucharist. The main part of this is when there is holy consecration where wine and bread are turned into blood and flesh of Christ as what he has scarified for the salvation of all human. There is also moment when the Holy Bible is read and there is homily to reflect what God says to his fellow humans.

Of course, there are also prayers in daily life of Christians. They pray when they wake up in the morning and before they start their activities. Then, they will close the day with night prayer. These are common to see and there are many kinds of prayers. Some of the prayers are spontaneous prayers, it means that this has no formula and it is a personal prayer. Everyone speaks as what they want to say to God. However, there are also some prayers that have special formulas and these are prayers passed down from the old time. There are many prayers and Rosary is one of them. This is special prayer as the devotion to Mother Mary. This is quite popular prayer for players and there are special months for this devotion. There are October and May dedicated as the month of Mary and month of Rosary.

Prayers and Songs in Christian BeliefOf course, there are also songs that cannot be separated from the Christian belief. Songs have been part of prayers and these have been from the era of Old Testament. Moses and the Jews had many kinds of songs. There are also Psalms in Old Testament that becomes collection and compilation of songs and poems for God. These are still used up to now and there are some psalms and poems in the Psalms of Old Testament composed into songs. Songs also become important part of liturgy. There are songs used in the liturgy starting from the opening songs up to closing songs. The songs are used to bring nuances and prepare the heart.