Laughing for the good of the soul
Today's Scriptures for you to consider are on the theme of cheerfulness and a merry heart all of which are compatible with laughter and enjoyment. As you read and declare these words today, consider how often you laugh and spend time enjoying the funny things that happen throughout the day. How well developed is your sense of humor? There are tangible benefits to having a good laugh throughout your day.
Hint: Merry not mocking
“A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13
“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” Proverbs 17:22
“For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, 'Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.' ” Mark 6:50
“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33