Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!


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

Free Basic Curriculum

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The contentment booklet includes four lessons that help children see that God is the all-sufficient Provider Who gives all that they need today as well as in the future.

  1. Enjoy What I Have features the story of the workers who expected more. 
  2. Check My Desires features the story of King Ahab coveting a vineyard.
  3. Refrain from Envy and Jealousy features the story of a powerful preacher pointing to Christ.
  4. Value Relationships More than Possessions features the story of Abram meeting two kings.

Through this study, children are taught that the secret to contentment is to have a close relationship with God and appreciate all that He gives. Children will be directed to see that the most prized possession is Christ Himself.

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Related Hymn

Listen to the related hymn: "Take the World, But Give Me Jesus"

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This related hymn is one of many available on CD through the "Hymns for the Family" CD collection. With cheery vocals and beautiful piano accompaniment, both young and old will enjoy listening and singing along. Whether during school times, family times, or even while in the car, this collection will help young ones learn classic hymns with powerful truths about God and His character!

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Free Study Sheet

Curious where this study sheet came from?

This study sheet was taken from The Power for True Success, a display-quality, hardbound book that provides Biblical studies on forty-nine character qualities. It includes thirty pages on how to have the power to live out character, practical definitions for each character quality, Biblical word studies that explain the quality, Biblical illustrations and analogies of the quality in life, powerful quotes which give insight into each quality, practical steps of action for personal application, and beautiful color illustrations.

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Biblical Character

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