Funny stories in the Bible

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Lazarus wasnt suffering at all when he got raised to life.

If i see something funny, its funny to me, if you dont see it as funny, then you dont.
What Jesus saw and why he deliberatly delayed was so the faith of all could be strengthened.

Plus our mourning is turned into joy.
Nor was he stinking, his flesh was no longer rotten.

the soldiers laughed and mocked Jesus seems people still do today.
 
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2 cor 2
14But thanks be to God, who always leads us triumphantly as captives in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of Him. 15For we are to God the sweet aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing. 16To the one, we are an odor of death and demise; to the other, a fragrance that brings life. And who is qualified for such a task?
 

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Woe to the scribes and pharisees and lawyers!

I think its funny about the lawyers as most people after finishing law school dont even want to be lawyers. Because many lawyers have aspirations to be politicans but they just end up being tax collectors.

From what I've observed.
My opinion: A young person’s aspirations of becoming a lawyer can be rooted around the money that usually goes with it but, when they see that word first hand and the dilemma of defending someone where your gut says they seem guilty must be very hard.

The movie, Devil’s Advocate shows this quandary well.
 

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My opinion: A young person’s aspirations of becoming a lawyer can be rooted around the money that usually goes with it but, when they see that word first hand and the dilemma of defending someone where your gut says they seem guilty must be very hard.

The movie, Devil’s Advocate shows this quandary well.
yea they dont understand the ethical dilemmas involved. Seems like money talks tho...its the same with doctors some get into it and imagine cos it pays well, its a good job. That can be an ethical minefiled as well . Well any job can be, but if you just doing it for the money you will ignore all that
 

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2 cor 2
14But thanks be to God, who always leads us triumphantly as captives in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of Him. 15For we are to God the sweet aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing. 16To the one, we are an odor of death and demise; to the other, a fragrance that brings life. And who is qualified for such a task?
The thing is Martha thought lazarus would be stinking coming out of the grave but he wasnt. It was her misperception.
 

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I just found it funny that she would be quite sensitive to that. Not mocking her but that she would be thinking along those lines. But I suppose if you had dealt with dead bodies before you might know a bit more about how they smell than me. And prolly wont find it funny.

I dont know do graves smell really bad? . jesus was anointed. And he had the anointing fragrance the very first thing the women bought to the tomb was spices and fragrances for his body. They knew it might start to smell.
 

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Seriously, I find some of the stories in the bible funny.
I dont make them funny, but they make me laugh sometimes. People have different sense of humour. For example, some people just dont find anything funny in toilet humour.

They will say 'we are not amused'. And go round with frowns on their faces and if someone passes gas they will pretend they dont hear it. Which is very gracious of them.
 
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The thing is Martha thought lazarus would be stinking coming out of the grave but he wasnt. It was her misperception.
She wasn’t saying Lazarus would be stinking coming out of grave, but he stinks for he been dead for 4 days and it’s to late to help him.

John 11
39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the deceased, replied, “Lord, by this time the body will have a bad smell, because he has been buried four days.”

40 Jesus responded, “Didn’t I tell you that if you believe, you would see the glory of God?”
 
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I just found it funny that she would be quite sensitive to that. Not mocking her but that she would be thinking along those lines. But I suppose if you had dealt with dead bodies before you might know a bit more about how they smell than me. And prolly wont find it funny.

I dont know do graves smell really bad? . jesus was anointed. And he had the anointing fragrance the very first thing the women bought to the tomb was spices and fragrances for his body. They knew it might start to smell.
people didn’t have AC or walk in coolers in those so yea the weather can speed up the decaying of a dead body.
 

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I supoose in the middle east its rather hotter than in temperate climates.
Sometimes Im amazed when I see pictures of the holy land that some of its just desert and rock. They would have been baking in the sun.

When Jesus says shake the dust off your feet, I think thats funny (or odd) to me because he wouldnt have said that in my country. He would have told us to wipe the mud off our boots. Cos its wet and cold!
 

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This is not a funny story in the Bible but what makes me laugh is that Frank McCourt does tell it in a funny way.

Hes not mocking the bible but from his child like perspective its comes across as funny as in funny I do not get it! As a child hes quite in earnest about Jesus. This is a clip from angelas ashes. This is the film based on frank mac courts memoirs. FYI its in ireland they are catholic.

 

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She wasn’t saying Lazarus would be stinking coming out of grave, but he stinks for he been dead for 4 days and it’s to late to help him.

John 11
39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the deceased, replied, “Lord, by this time the body will have a bad smell, because he has been buried four days.”

40 Jesus responded, “Didn’t I tell you that if you believe, you would see the glory of God?”
Same thing.
 

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Its funny the way people correct others about the bible all the time. Calvinists vs arminists anyone?

Just let people read it and if they find something funny post it here.

paul writing to the corinthians are you carnal.. how they are boasting,I am of Paul, I am of Cephas, I am of apollos, does anyone say I am of Christ?


Lol
 
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I supoose in the middle east its rather hotter than in temperate climates.
Sometimes Im amazed when I see pictures of the holy land that some of its just desert and rock. They would have been baking in the sun.

When Jesus says shake the dust off your feet, I think thats funny (or odd) to me because he wouldnt have said that in my country. He would have told us to wipe the mud off our boots. Cos its wet and cold!
If he was around Rangipo, would be plenty of dust there. haha
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Its funny the way people correct others about the bible all the time. Calvinists vs arminists anyone?

Just let people read it and if they find something funny post it here.

paul writing to the corinthians are you carnal.. how they are boasting,I am of Paul, I am of Cephas, I am of apollos, does anyone say I am of Christ?


Lol
I see what you mean go ahead have a laugh, though it should be known that finding a funny story in the Bible is quite different than making a funny story from the Bible. the found funny is universal and the made funny is personal. probably either way you look at it rather an actual funny story or a presume funny story not everyone is going to see it funny or agree (as the world turns)
 

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I see what you mean go ahead have a laugh, though it should be known that finding a funny story in the Bible is quite different than making a funny story from the Bible. the found funny is universal and the made funny is personal. probably either way you look at it rather an actual funny story or a presume funny story not everyone is going to see it funny or agree (as the world turns)
Sure, but everyone is different wouldnt you agree. I havent laughed at every single thing people have shared, but am not going to be rude and tell them so.
 
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Sure, but everyone is different wouldnt you agree. I havent laughed at every single thing people have shared, but am not going to be rude and tell them so.
I guess I’m rude for telling you so.
 

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I guess I’m rude for telling you so.
I forgive you, forgive me for not laughing when you laughed too.

I dont think i ever said it had to be funny cos *I* said so. I am not the funny police. Its just what you found funny in the Bible :)
 

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There are no laugh tracks in the Bible although God does hear it when you laugh and try to hide it.

Am thinking of Sarah here. And maybe she had a funny laugh. Some people do, they kind of laugh and snort. Maybe she had to cover her mouth. BUt God heard.

Isaac means He will laugh in Hebrew. If we are descendants of abraham, isaac and jacob, well a sense of humour then must run in the family :)