Institute in Basic Life Principles

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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.

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Understanding Cycles of Riches and Poverty

learning to be content at all times

Riches and poverty are not permanent conditions in the life of an individual, family, or nation. They are variable factors that are related to the higher purposes that God achieves through them.

Understanding Adversity

recognize and appreciate God’s purposes for difficulties

James the Apostle recommended a surprising response to troubles: “My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

Courtship: The Basics

who, what, when, where, how, and why

WHO participates in courtship? An unmarried man The unmarried woman to whom God has drawn his heart Both sets of parents

Facing Trials and Tests With Grace

why they come and how to respond

What is a Christian to do when faced with disappointment, disaster, and despair? Scripture teaches us that “all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).

Evidences of Leaving Your “First Love” for the Lord

warning signs to heed

Every Christian should be aware of the danger of leaving his first love for the Lord.

Organizing: 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.

Our Choices Affect Our Children

moral purity provides protection

When Satan binds a father through hidden sin, he is free to enter the lives of each family member to torment them. Struggles in a child’s life such as rebellion, lying, fears, moral failures, and other problems are often a direct result of hidden sins in the father’s life.

Key Scriptures on God’s Design

keeping God’s Word in our minds

Consider the following truths about God’s design in our lives.

Engraft God’s Word Into Your Life

the importance of meditating on the Word of God

Have you experienced the futility of trying to produce spiritual fruit by your own efforts? If you redirect your energies to “engraft” Scripture into your life and meditate on it day and night, God’s Word will successfully bear good fruit in your life.

How a Young Boy Chose to “Stand Alone”

a first-grader rejected evil and upheld righteousness

A first-grade boy was in a public school classroom with twenty-eight other children. When the Halloween season arrived, the teacher and the class thought that it would be fun to color pictures of ghosts, witches, and jack o’ lanterns.

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