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Psalm 47:1 Clap your hands, all you peoples; shout to God with a cry of joy.
Anthropologists differ about whether hand-clapping to express pleasure or approval or as musical expression is innate or learned. In Latin the words that begin the psalm are: Omnes gentes, plaudite. Plaudite—applause.
Think about it—applauding God! There are certainly times when singing is simply not enough. On the downbeat or the off-beat, put your hands together for the Lord!
MOVING FORWARD: Have you ever learned a new way of doing something you thought you were already good at? How did it change you?