Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

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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Tips for Scripture Memorization

successfully store God’s Word in your heart

Memorization of Scripture equips you for daily meditation on God’s Word. It makes meditation possible anywhere, anytime—not just when it’s convenient to pull out a Bible.

A Pathway to Freedom

finding freedom and restoration through Jesus Christ

My childhood was unpredictable. Through the influence of alcohol, violence, and abuse, those years held little stability for me, and I became depressed and lonely. When stepfathers came into my life in steady succession, weekly visits to the therapist became routine.

Spoken Blessings Change Lives

how children and adults have benefited from spoken blessings

As mothers, fathers, and children have learned to bless one another in the Lord’s name, the power of spoken blessings has become evident in their families. Below are several testimonies from family members who have learned to bless one another.

Hospitality

the value of opening your home to others

Have you ever caught yourself saying, “Your family really has the gift of hospitality”? I used to see hospitality as a gift or calling that others had, but that I did not. For years I saw my home as my castle—a place for seclusion and relaxation.

Four Purposes for Money

provision, direction, fellowship, and demonstration

Do you look to money to provide you with security, establish your independence, or equip you to exercise power and wield influence? Today, many people would identify these goals as appropriate purposes for money.

Serial Shoplifting

finding freedom in repentance and confession

Probably because it seems unlikely, or trivial, or perhaps to ease the discomfort of finding they know a serial offender, some people laugh when I tell them that my otherwise happy childhood in the 1980s was marred by a brief crime spree.

Balancing Biblical Principles With Love

overcoming a judgmental spirit

Making Family Devotions a Reality

a father takes the responsibility to lead

For years I wanted to consistently lead my family in times in God’s Word, teaching my children Biblical truths and instilling in them a love for my heavenly Father.

Learn to Appreciate Other Spiritual Gifts

many members, many needs, many gifts

The Christians around you have spiritual gifts that can complement your gifts in the home, church, workplace, and community.

Spiritual Gifts Relate to Self-Acceptance

finding purpose through God’s gifts

God gives every Christian spiritual gifts that that are essential for building up the Church.

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