Did you know that one third of the Psalms are songs of lament? Yet, the number of contemporary Christian worship songs dedicated to this type of prayer and conversation to the Lord are few and far between. Music and dance help us to express emotion is a way that transcends words.
The music and dance of lament don’t seek to rush past grief and sorrow, instead it invites us to sit in it so that the words of comfort and hope from the Holy Spirit can seep into the deepest reaches our dark clouds.
Enjoy this Youtube playlist which features a curated list of worship songs and dances of lament.
This Spotify playlist includes both worship songs of lament and Psalms put to modern music.