Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

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The Manifestation Gifts

demonstrations of God’s supernatural power
The gifts of the Holy Spirit equip the Church to express the fullness of God’s love to the world.

Learn to Recognize Iniquity

what is iniquity?
Iniquity is the inner act of willfulness against God. It involves the attitudes of the heart. Scripture specifically identifies the following iniquities: bitterness (see Acts 8:23), greed (see Acts 8:18–23), lust (Job 31:1–12), and stubbornness (I Samuel 15:23).

Praying for God’s Provision

asking in accord with God’s Word
God is aware of our physical needs, and it is His delight to provide for His children. When we face times of need or we want increased funds for a specific project, we are to bring our petitions to God.

Ask Insightful Questions Before and During Courtship

tools to help you discern God’s will
Each courtship will be unique, because people and situations are unique. However, in every courtship, both individuals and families should seek God’s direction through:

The Blessings of Obedience

rewards for those who submit to authority
God promises rewards to those who submit to authority. The following Bible verses reveal that this concept affects many aspects of life.

Motivating Children to Learn

life experience from a mother of eight
In teaching our eight children, I struggle when it comes to “forcing” children to do what they do not want to do. However, I know there are certain things my children need to know, and I am adamant about teaching them those things.

Foundations of Accepting God’s Design

keys to self-acceptance
Your attitude about yourself has a profound influence on your attitudes toward God, your family, your friends, and your future.

Responding to Irritations

take a seat in the classroom of life
Irritations spring from many sources: the people around you, the environment you live in, and the details of your personal life.

Use Irritations to Identify Your Motivational Gift

irritations, questions, and resolutions
What actions and attitudes really irritate you? The answer to that question can help you identify your motivational spiritual gift: mercy, organizer, giver, exhorter, teacher, server, or prophet.

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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