Institute in Basic Life Principles

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Winning the War Against Lust

summoning reinforcements for individual “battles”
Accountability is more than going to a brother or sister in the Lord and confessing failure. Accountability is going to them in the middle of a battle, before we’ve fallen, and asking for their help.

The Adventure of Honoring a Father

receiving the blessing of honoring parents
For thirty one years, Las Vegas was my home. That’s where I met my wife and where our children were born. We were familiar with the city and had an abundance of friends and relatives there, but in 2001, God placed a desire in our hearts to move.

Accepting Ten Unchangeable Traits

building trust in your Designer
There are some things about yourself that you can change, such as your attitudes, behavior, and personal neatness. You cannot change other things, such as your physical features, family heritage, and time in history.

The following testimony is given by a man who attended a counseling course and shared insights he found when he asked the question, “Why does God let bad things happen?”

First, be sure that God has led you to move away from your parents. When God designed the family structure, He purposed that each one in the family meet basic needs for others—especially social needs.

Keys to Avoiding Rebellion

tips for parents
When teens are asked about changes they would like to see in their parents’ lives, their wishes often fall into three basic categories. They wish their parents (especially their fathers) would (1) admit when they are wrong, (2) control their tempers, and (3) keep their promises.

Christ’s Unchangeable Features

God’s design in the life of Christ
Unchangeable features such as family, ethnicity, and time in history have a great influence in our lives. Sometimes these characteristics are difficult to accept. They can bring challenges into our lives and cause others to reject us.

Ideas for Family Devotions

tailor devotional routines to meet your family’s needs
Many parents wonder what they should do during family devotional times. There are no simple answers, since endless options allow each family to customize their time together.

Build Loving Family Relationships

nuturing acceptance and understanding within the family
One of the major struggles that most families experience is in the area of family relationships.

A father and mother’s jurisdiction ends when they transfer authority in marriage or when they release an adult son or daughter for training, work, or ministry.

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