Institute in Basic Life Principles

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Exhorting: A Spiritual Gift

Exhorting: A Spiritual 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.

How Does Courtship Work?

concepts to consider for a successful courtship
Every individual, family, and situation is unique, and therefore, the process of each courtship is unique. What worked well for one couple might not be the best choice for another couple.

First, be sure that God has led you to move away from your parents. When God designed the family structure, He purposed that each one in the family meet basic needs for others—especially social needs.

Heeding the Cautions of Your Wife

listen to your wife’s counsel
When God designed the roles of husband and wife, He fashioned the wife as a helpmate for her husband. Among other gifts, God often grants the wife an alertness and discernment that He may not initially give to the husband.

Combating Temptation With Accountability

how a father and sons banded together against the lure of sin
There was a time when I gave in to temptations often. I couldn’t find a way to resist them. This pattern continued for a few years, until my dad suggested that each son in our family become an accountability partner for a brother during the week.

Common Hazards in the Insurance Market

prepare to make wise decisions
The basic concept behind insurance is sharing the loss of another and being supported when you face loss. In itself, this is a sound Scriptural principle. “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2).
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