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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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?

The Common Traits of Teachers

learn about the characteristics of those with the spiritual gift of teaching

Following are some traits commonly observed in those who have the motivational spiritual gift of teaching. These traits can be used to benefit others, or they can be misused and cause discord in the Body of Christ.

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.

Living Within Your Income

a key to financial freedom

Learning to live within your income involves recognizing your true needs and practicing contentment when those needs are met. This discipline helps you avoid debt and allows you to share surplus resources with those in need.

The Myth of the Perfect Family

overcoming the dangers of comparison

Do you ever feel the pressure of comparing your family with others and realizing that you do not measure up to what you see? We all have dreams of what our ideal family life would be.

Understanding Moral Freedom

the power to do what is right

Moral freedom is not the right to do what you want—it is the strength to do what is right. Moral freedom is not the absence of restraint, but rather it is a resolve to honor God’s design of purity and holiness.

Keys to Anger Resolution

character qualities that make a difference

Patience

Help Your Husband Be a Spiritual Leader

following, respecting, and encouraging your husband’s leadership

In Scripture we find a model for the complementary roles of a husband and wife. The man provides servant leadership and the woman responds with reverent submission and assistance:

Winning the War Against Lust

summoning reinforcements for individual “battles”

Accountability is more than going to a brother or sister in the Lord and confessing failure. Accountability is going to them in the middle of a battle, before we’ve fallen, and asking for their help.

How Spiritual Gifts Work

using the gifts in the context of God’s love

Those who receive God’s gift of salvation in Christ are granted spiritual gifts that enable them to play key roles in the life of the Church.

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