Institute in Basic Life Principles

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Life Questions

This knowledge base of questions has been taken from past and present IBLP publications, as well as powerful testimonies from IBLP alumni. It provides Biblical answers to real life questions.

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Identify Your Motivational Spiritual Gift

determine which characteristics represent you

As a believer, you have been given a motivational spiritual gift. God wants you to discern which motivational gift He has assigned to you, and He wants you to use that gift for His glory.

Bless Those Who Curse You

one way to love your enemies

When we experience abuse from others, our natural response is to strike back. Pride prompts us to return hurt for hurt and insult for insult.

Discover Scripture’s Meaning

research God’s Word to gain key insights

A key to engrafting God’s Word into our lives is deepening our understanding of it by studying passages of Scripture, understanding the meanings of root words, and considering cross-references and historical data.

Giving: A Spiritual Gift

the characteristics of a motivational 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.

In the Muddle of a Mess

keys for organizing the home

The house was a mess. The kids had made toy creations with the babysitter the night before, and now they were strung from one end of the house to the other, awaiting my admiration.

Rekindling Your “First Love” for the Lord

remember, repent, and do the “first works”

When a person receives Christ as his Savior, he experiences the delight of “first love” for the Lord. God’s Spirit witnesses with his spirit that he is a child of God (see Romans 8:16), and this newfound relationship brings great joy and freedom.

No One Can Serve Both God and Money

insights from the failure of Biblical characters

Loving God requires wholehearted commitment: heart, soul, mind, and strength. If we resist God’s control in any area of our lives, we foster weaknesses that lead to temptation and compromise.

Turning the Heart of Your “King”

when a husband is unrepentant over moral failure

Through our counseling ministry, I have spoken with countless women about their family’s journey to moral freedom.

Scripture Meditation

realizing, reflecting on, and responding to God’s truth

The Bible offers numerous insights into Scripture meditation. Learning what God’s Word has to say about it is essential to comprehending the topic.

The Principle of Ownership

keys to understanding irritations and resolving anger and worry

The Biblical principle of ownership involves recognizing that all things ultimately belong to God, that He entrusts us with resources and responsibilities to steward for His glory, and that yielding our personal rights and expectations to Him helps us resolve irritations, anger, and worry.

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