Institute in Basic Life Principles

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Biblical Character Curriculum Library

This curriculum was designed to go along with the Biblical Character Illustrated Calendar, App, and Daily Emails to help you teach character in your home with a focus on God’s Word and walking with Him every day. Bring character qualities to life with practical applications, discussion questions, and object lessons to make the character focus in your home fun and memorable!

Being aware of that which is taking place around me so I can have the right response to it

Attentiveness booklet cover

Showing the worth of a person by giving undivided attention to his words and emotions

Making my own schedule and priorities secondary to the wishes of those I am serving

Confidence that what I have to say or do is true and right and just in the sight of God

Knowing how important right timing is in accomplishing right actions.

Investing whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others.

Realizing that God has provided everything I need for my present happiness

Creativity Bible Lesson

Approaching a need, a task, or an idea from a new perspective

The ability to finalize difficult decisions based on the will and ways of God.

Limiting my freedom in order not to offend the tastes of those God has called me to serve

Fulfilling what I consented to do even if it means unexpected sacrifice.

Purposing to accomplish God's goals in God's time regardless of the opposition

Visualizing each task as a special assignment from the Lord and using all my energies to accomplish it


The God-given ability to understand why things happen

The ability to avoid words, actions, and attitudes which could reult in undesirable consequences

The inward strength to withstand stress to accomplish God's best

Fervently expressing with my soul the joy of my spirit


Visualizing what God intends to do in a given situation and acting in harmony with it

Not setting my affections on ideas or plans which could be changed by God or others

Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and allowing God to love them through me.

Realizing that all I have belongs to God and using it for His purposes

Making known to God and others in what ways they have benefited my life

Cheerfully sharing food, shelter, and spiritual refreshment with those God brings into my life


Recognizing that without the help of God and others my achievements in life would not have been possible

Initiative Bible Lesson

Recongizing and doing what needs to be done before I am asked to do it.

Delighting in fellowship with the Lord regardless of my circumstances

Justice booklet cover

Personal responsibility to God's unchanging laws

Using difficult times to demonstrate my commitment to God and to those whom He has called me to serve

Meekness Bible Lesson

Yielding my personal rights and expectations to God

Eagerly yielding to God's Word rather than following my own will.

Preparing myself and my surroundings so I will achieve the greatest efficiency

Accepting a difficult situation from God without giving Him a deadline to remove it

Guiding vital truths around another’s mental roadblocks.

Showing high esteem for other people and their time

Wise use of that which others would normally overlook or discard.

Knowing and doing what both God and others are expecting from me


Awareness of how God is working through the people and events in my life to produce the character of Christ in me

Structuring my life around what is eternal and cannot be destroyed or taken away


Instant obedience to the initial promptings of God’s Spirit

Exercising my senses so I can perceive the true spirit and emotions of those around me

Eagerly doing what is right with transparent motives

Knowing what factors will diminish the effectiveness of my work or words if neglected

Not letting myself or others spend that which is not necessary.

Acceptance of others as unique expressions of specific character qualities in varying degrees of maturity

Earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts


The moral excellence and purity of spirit that radiate from my life as I obey God’s Word

Seeing and responding to life’s situations from God’s frame of reference

Biblical Character

This downloadable children's curriculum is a part of IBLP's Biblical Character program. Learn more »