Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!


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

Free Basic Curriculum

Interested in going deeper?

A more comprehensive children's curriculum is also available in print. The tolerance booklet includes four lessons that illustrate how God enables us to graciously understand and accept other people despite their differences:

  1. "View People As He Does" features the story of Ananias seeing Saul through God's eyes.
  2. "Respond With Grace" features the story of the disciples sending children away.
  3. "Help Others Grow in Character" features the story of Paul's letter of exhortation to Philemon.
  4. "Not Confuse What Is Right with What Is Popular" features the story of idolatry overcoming a house and a tribe.

As children grow in their understanding of Who God's is, He will them how to overcome frusteration and respond to annoying behaviors with grace. 

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Related Hymn

The related hymn for this quality is "Just As I Am" by Edward Perronet.

Would you like this hymn on CD?

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 »