Institute in Basic Life Principles

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From Darkness Into Light

deliverance from the deception of New Age thinking
On January 1, 1983, Marci and I posted our New Year’s resolutions on the wall. We had set goals in several areas of our lives: business, personal growth, family, etc.

Insights Into the Chain of Command

accepting a place under authority
Jesus once praised a Roman centurion for his faith in Jesus’ authority: “. . . Jesus . . .

Christ’s Example of Yielding Rights

learning from Jesus’ surrender to God
Through His life, death, and resurrection, Jesus Christ gives us a striking example of complete obedience and surrender to God.

Character Qualities

transformation into the character of Christ
The Greek word for character is charakter. It is translated in Scripture as the “express image.” According to The Complete Word Study Dictionary New Testament, the word “originally denoted an engraver or engraving tool.

How to Conquer Sinful Habits

seven steps to victory
Is it actually possible to conquer destructive habits? Yes, because “with God, nothing shall be impossible” (Luke 1:37). Through the provision of God’s grace, you can take positive steps of action to experience victory over sinful habits.

Key Scriptures for Memorization and Meditation

engrafting basic themes of Scripture into your life
Memorizing and meditating on the Bible will change your life.

Help Others Discover the Benefits of Suffering

viewing hurts from a Biblical perspective
When expectations are unmet or a tragedy occurs, most of us react with frustration and anger. We want to blame someone or something for causing our pain.

Why We Fail to Overcome Destructive Habits

five keys to conquering sinful patterns
Most of us have habits that seem to have a relentless grip on our souls.

Christ’s Unchangeable Features

God’s design in the life of Christ
Unchangeable features such as family, ethnicity, and time in history have a great influence in our lives. Sometimes these characteristics are difficult to accept. They can bring challenges into our lives and cause others to reject us.

Questions About Salvation

learn the truth about salvation and your need for it
There are many misconceptions about man’s need for God and God’s provision of salvation. It is vital to understand the truth about these issues, because the most important decision a person will ever make is the decision to accept or reject Jesus Christ as Savior.

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