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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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:

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.

A Father’s Impact on Future Generations

building the foundations of Godly generations

Fathers play an essential role in teaching their children how to respond to life. A Godly man will seek to build a firm foundation for his children’s lives and faith.

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 a Young Boy Chose to “Stand Alone”

a first-grader rejected evil and upheld righteousness

A first-grade boy was in a public school classroom with twenty-eight other children. When the Halloween season arrived, the teacher and the class thought that it would be fun to color pictures of ghosts, witches, and jack o’ lanterns.

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.

Keys to Anger Resolution

character qualities that make a difference

Patience

Accepting Ten Unchangeable Traits

building trust in your Designer

There are some things about yourself that you can change, such as your attitudes, behavior, and personal neatness. You cannot change other things, such as your physical features, family heritage, and time in history.

How a Husband’s Actions Can Preserve His Marriage

key areas of loving leadership

God gives the husband the role of authority and responsibility in the marriage covenant. He is to faithfully, lovingly lead his wife in a responsible manner, not to dominate her, but to care for and protect her.

Tracing Financial Loss to Violations of God’s Word

far-reaching consequences for personal sins

Financial losses can be consequences of selfish attitudes, immorality, a lack of diligence, or other failures, such as we find described in the following proverbs.

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