“Sarah Don’t Laugh! … Sarah Laugh!”February 28, 2021
Laugh: make the sounds and movements of the face and body that are the expressions of lively and sometimes also of contempt of , (Google Dictionary)
Genesis 18: 8-14 (NLT); When the food was ready, Abraham took some yogurt and milk and the roasted meat, and he served it to the men. As they ate, Abraham waited on them in the shade of the trees. “Where is Sarah, your wife?” the visitors asked. “She’s inside the tent,” Abraham replied.
Then one of them said, “I will return to you about this time year, and your wife, Sarah, will have a ” Sarah was to this conversation from the tent. Abraham and Sarah were both very old by this time, and Sarah was long past the age of having children.
So, she laughed silently to herself and said, “ could a worn-out woman like me enjoy such pleasure, especially when my master-my -is also so ?” Then the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah Why did she say, ‘Can an old woman like me have a baby?’ Is too hard for the Lord? I will return about this next year, and Sarah will have a .”
Sarah laughed in derision at the idea of getting .
Genesis 21:1-7 (NLT); The Lord kept His word and did for Sarah what He had promised. She became pregnant, and she gave birth to a son for Abraham in his old age. This happened at just the time God had said it would. And Abraham named their son Isaac.
Eight days after Isaac was born, Abraham circumcised him as God had commanded. Abraham was 100 years old when Isaac was born. And Sarah declared, “God has brought me . All who hear about this will laugh me. Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse a baby? Yet I have given Abraham a son in his old age!”
Sarah laughed with and knew others would laugh with her.
Is comedy – tragedy plus ? Many times, it is.
Proverbs 14:13 (NLT); Laughter can a heavy heart, but when the laughter , the remains.
In my opinion, God laughter and He did so for at least a couple of reasons.
Proverbs 17:22 (NLT); A cheerful heart is good , but a broken spirit saps a person’s
God gave laughter as a powerful way to and this life.
; A time to and a time to . A time to and a time to .
God created laughter therefore, God did give us Laughter/ Comedy;
1. So, that it can be used; to purposefully, be or . That’s not in or part of God’s Our comedy should pain, not it
God created laughter/comedy therefore 2: We cannot create/watch “comedy,” that is and certainly not, which is in direct to stated Biblical standards.
When in doubt –
Ephesians 5:1-10 (NLT); God, therefore, in EVERYTHING you do, because you are His dear children. Live a life filled with , following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.
Let there be sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. Such sins have no place among God’s people. 4 stories, foolish , and jokes-these are for you. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God.
You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. be fooled by those who try to THESE SINS, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey Him.
DON’T in the things these people do. For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So as people of 9 For this light within you produces only what is and and . determine what the Lord.
Be what you laugh at and or who you laugh at.
Luke 6:45 (NLT); A good person produces good things from the of a good heart, and an evil person produces evil things from the treasury of an evil heart. What you flows from what is your heart.
It’s all about the of the heart. As the Lord to you heart, regularly!