Musik Sebagai Media Terapi Penyembuhan: Sebuah Penelusuran Historis dalam Alkitab

Fredy Simanjuntak


Music has evolved in such a way, including within the church itself, but there is a part of music that is often overlooked in the church, namely the power of music in healing. In particular, the researcher takes the setting of the use of music in pentecostal-charismatic churches. This paper is a historical search in the Bible regarding the use of music in worship as a healing medium. The researcher as one of the music activists in the church gives an assessment that the sound produced by musical instruments in a series of praise and worship in worship affects the welfare of the congregation. The type of research used is descriptive research, using a qualitative approach. Researchers conclude that musical healing is real and far from speculation. Relying on the biblical basis of music as a therapeutic medium, the researchers revealed that music has the potential to have a therapeutic function in worship. 



Musik telah berkembang sedemikian rupa termasuk di dalam gereja sendiri, namun ada bagian dari musik yang sering terabaikan dalam gereja, yaitu kekuatan musik dalam kesembuhan. Secara khusus peneliti mengambil setting penggunaan musik pada gereja-gereja bercorak pentakosta-kharismatik. Tulisan ini merupakan sebuah penelusuran historis dalam Alkitab mengenai penggunaan musik dalam ibadah sebagai media penyembuhan. Peneliti sebagai salah seorang penggiat musik dalam gereja memberikan penilaian bahwa suara yang dihasilkan oleh alat musik dalam rangkaian pujian maupun penyembahan dalam ibadah mempengaruhi kesejahteraan jemaat. Jenis penelitian yang digunakan adalah penelitian deskriptif, dengan menggunakan pendekatan kualitatif. Peneliti menyimpulkan bahwa penyembuhan musik adalah nyata dan jauh dari spekulasi. Mengandalkan dasar alkitabiah musik sebagai media terapi, peneliti mengungkapkan bahwa musik berpotensi terhadap fungsi terapi dalam ibadah.




Bible, healing, history of Music, media therapy; Alkitab; media terapi; penyembuhan; sejarah musik

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