Love you all, praying for you,
I just love God’s Word. It tells you things that you don’t do, maybe that you have never done, that you should learn to. Psalms 89:15 - Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD. Blessed – fully prosperous are those “who” (not everybody) only those who.. have learned. This is a learned thing, it does not come naturally, its unnatural, you have to learn it, practice it, keep doing it, so you get good at it. It’s something you have to learn to do… to acclaim You. So what does acclaim mean. Not testify, or give credit for… (although we should do that daily – it’s the testimony you overcome with!) Acclaim means – a clamorously joyful shout, a battle cry, a shout of victory! Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you. Who walk in the light of Your presence. That place of worship and praise in His presence, is where you learn your victory shout! It’s where you learn how to be clamorously joyful. It’s the light of His presence – that gives the battle cry, the shout of victory. The light from His presence directs your steps to where your victory comes, so you can learn the shout of victory – to be clamorously joyful – like David. Have you ever learned to acclaim Him? Many people don’t know the shout, because they’ve never experienced the victory. Nor have they put everything on the table – to be worthy of that kind of response. To open your mouth, to make some noise, to shout victoriously in the Name of The LORD, the Almighty God! There is a blessing that goes with it. There is a blessing for those who make it a habit of being in His presence, so they can learn the joyful shout – where they can learn how to be clamorously joyful. Webster. Acclaim: A shout of joy – acclamation. Shouting and clapping – making some noise, loudly sounding the attack, loudly sounding the victory. Like Tom Brady sprinting to the end zone screaming at the top of his lungs – “Let’s Go!” After every successful play, and after every Super Bowl win. It’s the visceral physical reaction of victory, that results from the battle cry storming into the battle. Acclamation. How do you learn it? Walk in His Presence, it’s where victory comes from - get directed. And then Fully Do what He directs, so you get victory. Learn to Acclaim Him – to shout for joy – there’s a blessing in it. Some people are uncomfortable doing it. They’re not fully invested. They haven’t put in the effort that elicits it. They haven’t given everything they have to get it, that’s why it’s uncomfortable to the self-conscious. But for those who have laid their life down, who have given everything, who have burned the ships and are not turning back… they don’t care. They know what it takes, and they know what it means, it means something to them. They have learned to acclaim Him. They’ll sound the battle cry, they will give the shout of victory! They appreciate what God has done, “Let’s GO!” They realize the significance, and the volume and intensity of their reaction – is commensurate with the miracle, with the victory. Their volume, and exuberance, and clamor - matches what God did. Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim Him. That means they are in His presence, they have gotten His plans and His direction, they have obeyed him completely - and they have won some victories. They are fully invested, and that is why - what other people think doesn’t matter to them. They are operating on another level, they have learned to acclaim Him with every ounce of strength they have. When is the last time you gave the battle cry, or the shout of victory? Have you learned to acclaim Him? If you do, there is a blessing waiting for you, that only those who have learned to acclaim Him will understand. Not everybody wins the Super Bowl. Praying that you will learn to acclaim Him, so the blessing that God has for those “who…” is given to you.
Love you all,
Kelly Kamentz - Jesus follower, husband, father, and friend, helping others surrender time, thoughts, money, and testimony, to fulfill their purpose!