My favorite songs of hope and humor

January 4th, 2016 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized

Here are some of my favorite songs of hope and humor along with links to corresponding posts. Enjoy and be encouraged.

How to move a mountain

Finely-aged believers
Squeezing Good Out of Bad
Holy hardships
In this world you will have trouble

Pressed but not crushed
The rest of the Bible story
Finding still waters in the storm

Turn your “shaft” into a mine
Soaring with eagles . . . walking with emus
From bad to worse . . . to astonishing
When dreams die

(Written by Scott Wesley Brown)
Are you listening to Goliath or God?
Genuine Jesus or counterfeit Christ?

Fifty praises between bed and bathroom

And of course, no mention of musical humor would be complete without Weird Al Yankovic!

Laughing matters
The power of humor in writing
Hope and humor for writers

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