What does the Bible say about joking and laughter in the life of the believer? We consider some of the following questions: What about doing pranks? Christian comedy? Does being sober-minded mean I should not laugh? How do we factor in Christ being a man of sorrows and what that should look like in our life?
0:00 – Proverbs 26.18-19 I am only joking?
2:39 – What does the Bible say about joking?
6:50 – Are laughter and joy the samething?
7:48 – Coarse jesting is not right.
9:59 – Is having a good gut-wrenching laugh good medicine?
11:45 – One of John MacArthur’s neighbors…
13:05 – What about elders and being “grave” in their conduct?
14:45 – Does being sober mean I cannot laugh?
15:50 – Should a believer watch Monty Python and Mr. Bean?
19:55 – Agenda mishap with John Piper, people thought he was a comedian.
22:42 – What about doing pranks?
26:40 – Christ was a man of sorrows.
For further study: Are You A Man Of Sorrows Or Laughter?