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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The Progression of Moral Impurity

nine steps that lead to bondage

Moral freedom is not the right to do what we want, but the power to do what we ought. Moral impurity develops when one violates his conscience and does not resolve the guilt he feels because of his sin.

Understanding “Umbrellas of Protection”

embracing the Biblical principle of authority

An umbrella is designed to provide protection from various elements of nature: rain, hail, snow, wind, or sunshine. As long as a person is under an umbrella, he finds shelter from harsh weather conditions.

Insights About Conquering Anger

seeing anger for what it is and doing something about it

Anger destroys relationships and generates violence in the home, on the street, and in the community.

A woman shares some of the benefits she experienced because God allowed her to suffer with the challenges of loneliness.

Common Excuses for Not Asking for Forgiveness

avoiding God’s command to be reconciled

Sometimes when God asks us to do something, instead of obeying, we try to rationalize away the need to take action. With seeking forgiveness, our pride can get in the way, because asking for forgiveness requires us to humble ourselves before those we have offended.

Our Choices Affect Our Children

moral purity provides protection

When Satan binds a father through hidden sin, he is free to enter the lives of each family member to torment them. Struggles in a child’s life such as rebellion, lying, fears, moral failures, and other problems are often a direct result of hidden sins in the father’s life.

God Keeps Records

tallies of the Almighty

God is eternal and all-knowing; therefore He knows all things at all times. Scripture tells us of a number of records that God keeps—records that reflect His power, faithfulness, and love.

Find Freedom From Lust

victory is possible through Jesus Christ

Sin in our lives is similar to a ring in a bull’s nose. Just as the ring empowers the owner to lead the bull around at his own will, so Satan is able to lead us wherever he pleases when we allow sin to stay in our lives.

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.

How to Conquer Discouragement

steps to victory

When you are discouraged or depressed, what should you do? Should you sit around and wait for God to act, or is there something you can do to resist the devil and reject his influence in your life?

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