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Clap Your Hands
Clap Your Hands

By Wayne McDonald

Psalm 47:1, “O Clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph and songs of joy!” Years ago I heard a minister preach on this scripture. He talked about how when we clap our hands it is a celebration of the body that we live in. Our body gives us authority on the earth. When we clap our hands it is the equivalent of a lion roaring in the jungle. When he roars it paralyzes his prey and everything stops moving. He has just proclaimed the King is here.

When you clap your hands and shout to God with the voice of triumph you have just proclaimed, “Greater is He that is in me than He that is in the world.” The next time you clap your hands don’t just clap to clap, but do it with purpose. When you clap your hands let defeat and discouragement know you are in charge. Let sickness and pain know you have authority over it. Let the devil know that he is under your feet.

God has given the earth to man and we are in charge here. Our enemy, the devil knows that so he uses deception to get into our lives. He needs a willing vessel to operate in the earth. He needs a body. When someone opens the door to him through the occult or drugs he then has a way to operate in the earth. When someone walks into a school and starts killing innocent people and then says they don’t know why they did it, we know that there is a devil loose.

Don’t give any place to the devil. Your body is for the purposes of God. Today celabrate your authority by clapping your hands and shouting to God with a voice of triumph.