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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Foundations of Accepting God’s Design

keys to self-acceptance

Your attitude about yourself has a profound influence on your attitudes toward God, your family, your friends, and your future.

Maintain a Family Focus

investing time and love in your family

Having a family focus begins with a decision to meet the needs within the family and to build healthy relationships between the family members.

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.

Effectively Appeal to Authorities

seven guidelines for presenting an appeal

God requires every one to be under authority.

Spiritual Gifts Influence Our Perspective on Life

learn to recognize the unique viewpoint of each gift

A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift functions like a pair of eyeglasses: it enhances his spiritual vision in a manner prescribed specifically for him by His Creator.

Regaining Surrendered Ground

repentance and restoration after the bondage of sin

We are told in Ephesians 4:27 not to “give place to the devil.” The word place refers to an area of jurisdiction. In warfare, opposing sides gain jurisdictional area whenever ground is surrendered.

Understanding Five Life Roles

become a successful person, provider, proclaimer, partner, parent

There are five basic roles in life that each person can fulfill or help others fulfill. These life roles include being a mature person, a skilled provider, an effective proclaimer of truth, a loving marriage partner, and a wise parent.

Take Your Thoughts Captive

learning to think thoughts of truth

As followers of God, our spiritual journey involves learning to bring our thoughts under the control of God in obedience to Jesus Christ.

Take Responsibility for Moral Failure

rebuilding a marriage damaged by hidden moral failure

When you come clean with your wife by confessing moral failures, you will have a feeling of euphoria. It will seem as though hundreds of bricks have been taken off of your shoulders. You will even feel free physically, because hiding your sin affects your entire body, soul, and spirit.

Eight Attitudes for Anger Resolution

learning to live out the beatitudes

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus discussed the meaning of key points in God’s Law. He began with the topic of anger:

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