Your Best Friend

David Brandt Berg

free-bible-studies-online-your-best-friend

All of us have been guilty of getting down in the dumps. It’s a terrible state to be in, especially because we can never be down in the dumps alone. We always drag somebody down with us. We can’t keep our problems and our draggy spirits to ourselves. Others can just take one look at us and know that we’re in the dumps. We can’t hide a bad spirit that radiates gloom and doom any more than we can hide a good spirit that radiates happiness and light.

Happiness is what[...] read more

Don Quixote–The Crazy Crusader

David Brandt Berg

free-bible-studies-online-don-quixote-the-crazy-crusader

Don Quixote de la Mancha, the amusing, crazily crusading hero and title character of Miguel de Cervantes’ early 17th century literary classic, was a caricatured figure of mingled fun and pathos. This gallivanting knight out of time with his generation was so demented he thought he was still living in the days of ancient chivalry. He rode around gallantly on his old nag, in a patchwork suit of armor, with a pot for a helmet, followed by his fat and fuming faithful “squire,”[...] read more

Hallelujah for Happiness!

David Brandt Berg

free-bible-studies-online-hallelujah-for-happiness

In many religions the more the devotees suffer and the sadder they are, the more religious they are considered to be. But for the born-again Christian, it’s supposed to be just the opposite! One measure of Christians’ spirituality or religiosity is whether they’re victorious and smiling and really happy.

God hasn’t made religion difficult and grievous, and Jesus certainly didn’t make it that way. Not even Moses, with all the strict laws he laid down, made it that[...] read more