Shout – a loud cry expressing a strong emotion or calling attention.
Have you brought any attention to God lately? Let’s first acknowledge that it’s completely miraculous for a city’s walls to collapse from the shouts of the Israelites, certainly that should be pointed out.
But, let’s focus on the shout a bit more. It was more than noise. It was more than a battle cry. It was more than a disturbance or distraction of some sort. It was an acknowledgement. It was about God. It was about acknowledging what God was doing.
The Bible says they shouted as loud as they could. Friend, when God is doing something, you want to give all that you can. It may not necessarily be shouting, but it may be writing. It may be singing. It may be serving. It may be giving. The point is that when you want to make a big deal about God, whatever you can do the most of to the glory and honor of His name is what you want to do.
When you really focus on bringing attention to God, He’ll make you wanna shout. Ask the Israelites.