Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

Life Questions

This knowledge base of questions has been taken from past and present IBLP publications, as well as powerful testimonies from IBLP alumni. It provides Biblical answers to real life questions.

Displaying 41 - 50 of 269 questions

Identify Your Motivational Spiritual Gift

determine which characteristics represent you

As a believer, you have been given a motivational spiritual gift. God wants you to discern which motivational gift He has assigned to you, and He wants you to use that gift for His glory.

Discover Scripture’s Meaning

research God’s Word to gain key insights

A key to engrafting God’s Word into our lives is deepening our understanding of it by studying passages of Scripture, understanding the meanings of root words, and considering cross-references and historical data.

In the Muddle of a Mess

keys for organizing the home

The house was a mess. The kids had made toy creations with the babysitter the night before, and now they were strung from one end of the house to the other, awaiting my admiration.

Bless Those Who Curse You

one way to love your enemies

When we experience abuse from others, our natural response is to strike back. Pride prompts us to return hurt for hurt and insult for insult.

No One Can Serve Both God and Money

insights from the failure of Biblical characters

Loving God requires wholehearted commitment: heart, soul, mind, and strength. If we resist God’s control in any area of our lives, we foster weaknesses that lead to temptation and compromise.

Giving: A Spiritual Gift

the characteristics of a motivational gift

A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift represents what God does in him to shape his perspective on life and motivate his words and actions.

Scripture Meditation

realizing, reflecting on, and responding to God’s truth

The Bible offers numerous insights into Scripture meditation. Learning what God’s Word has to say about it is essential to comprehending the topic.

Turning the Heart of Your “King”

when a husband is unrepentant over moral failure

Through our counseling ministry, I have spoken with countless women about their family’s journey to moral freedom.

The Principle of Ownership

keys to understanding irritations and resolving anger and worry

The Biblical principle of ownership involves recognizing that all things ultimately belong to God, that He entrusts us with resources and responsibilities to steward for His glory, and that yielding our personal rights and expectations to Him helps us resolve irritations, anger, and worry.

Why We Can Thank God in Everything

four reasons for giving thanks

Throughout God’s Word, we find the instruction to “give thanks.” Here are a few examples:

Pages