Did Jesus ever laugh?


Clarify Share Report Asked July 19 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Mini Anonymous
My opinion on this is that Jesus was as human as they come. He was a baby and all the babies I know laugh a lot and of course cry a lot. He was a toddler and played with His friends outside, surely they laughed as they played. He was a teenager, although He did not do the naughty things teenagers do, He laughed a lot with his friends.
He was altogether a normal person to those did not know that he was the Divine Son of God. That is why they said of Him, His mother, father and brothers we know, how can He claim to be God?
Being a Christian and being happy are not mutually exclusive. I have always encouraged young people to enjoy themselves in church. Have friends and be happy. Christianity is not all about "Thou shalt nots".
Imagine the law of God to be the boundaries, have as much fun as you can within the bounds of the law of God. You will play and laugh. Of course Christians will not enjoy dirty jokes and making others feel bad.

August 30 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
There has long been a notion that Jesus never laughed. Traditionally, paintings of Jesus have tended toward melancholy portrayals of a somber, glum Savior. It is true that Jesus became our Sin-bear...

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