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In all of the modern western theological beliefs there are unique rituals involved Some of these rituals make take place every day of our lives and be as trivial as saying a prayer before going to bed or they can be as extreme as the North American Plains Indians Sun Dance These rituals are a manner in which one has an opportunity to express how devoted they really are to their own beliefs In this research paper I am going to discuss the rituals of Christianity and a few Primal Religious Traditions In Christianity there are some sacred rituals that one can participate in to promote their faith These sacred rituals or sacraments are rituals through which Gods saving power comes to believers The Eucharist also called Communion Lords Supper Divine Liturgy or Catholic Mass usually takes place on the first Sunday of each month Communion is the act of sharing bread and wine as the body and blood of Jesus Christ 1 Corinthians 1126 states For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup you proclaim the Lords death until he comes Communion is not a ritual to take lightly as 1 Cor 1127 goes on to share Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and the blood of the Lord It is crucial that one is of right mind when they partake in this sacred ritual Another common sacrament is Baptism a ritual that many Christian churches utilize It involves the actual immersion or pouring of water on the head of the participant The idea behind a baptism is repentance When you repent it means that you feel sorry for and turn away from sins This is made quite clear in Matthew 311 when John the Baptist says I baptize you in water for repentance But after me will come one who is more
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