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Monday, February 20, 2012

Claim, Proclaim, Acclaim!


Psalm 89:14-15: "Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you. Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD."

DEFINITIONS

Claim:
VERB:
1.
to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due: to claim an estate by inheritance. 2. to assert and demand the recognition of (a right, title, possession, etc.); assert one's right to: to claim payment for services.3. to assert or maintain as a fact: She claimed that he was telling the truth. 4. to require as due or fitting: to claim respect.

NOUN:

5. demand for something as due; an assertion of a right or an alleged right:
He made unreasonable claims on the doctor's time. 6.an assertion of something as a fact: He made no claims to originality. 7. a right to claim or demand; a just title to something: His claim to the heavyweight title is disputed. 8. something that is claimed, especially a piece of public land for which formal request is made for mining or other purposes. 9. a request or demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy, a workers' compensation law, etc.: We filed a claim for compensation from the company.
Proclaim:
VERB:
1. to announce or declare in an official or formal manner: to proclaim war. 2. to announce or declare in an open or ostentatious way: to proclaim one's opinions. 3. to indicate or make known publicly or openly. 4. to extol or praise publicly: Let them proclaim the Lord. 5. to declare (a territory, district, etc.) subject to particular legal restrictions.

NOUN:
6. to make a proclamation.
Acclaim:
VERB:
1. to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes.
2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king.

NOUN:
3. To make an acclamation ( defs. 1, 2 ) .


Are you claiming? Are you Proclaiming? Are you Acclaiming? The power of God in your life so that His throne that is established and founded on righteousness and justice will bring you love and faithfulness? It is the truth we gain in knowing and claiming Jesus as the Lord of All!!!

You know I love ya, Don

definitions taken from: Dictionary.com

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