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 Key to Homeschool Survival

running the race with patience

When we first heard about ATI, we were thrilled! Then we saw the brochure.  That well-groomed, happy faced family sitting around a table. The children busily doing schoolwork together. Mom and Dad looking composed and in control.

Heeding the Cautions of Your Wife

listen to your wife’s counsel

When God designed the roles of husband and wife, He fashioned the wife as a helpmate for her husband. Among other gifts, God often grants the wife an alertness and discernment that He may not initially give to the husband.

There Is Enough Time in a Day

learning to rejoice in God’s sufficient provision of time

After living in different cultural situations and working under a wide spectrum of authority structures, I have come to appreciate what God says in Scripture about time management.

Keys to Encouraging Your Children

invest in your relationships

We have found several ways to encourage our children.

Responding to Irritations

take a seat in the classroom of life

Irritations spring from many sources: the people around you, the environment you live in, and the details of your personal life.

Help Others Discover the Benefits of Suffering

viewing hurts from a Biblical perspective

When expectations are unmet or a tragedy occurs, most of us react with frustration and anger. We want to blame someone or something for causing our pain.

Use Irritations to Identify Your Motivational Gift

irritations, questions, and resolutions

What actions and attitudes really irritate you? The answer to that question can help you identify your motivational spiritual gift: mercy, organizer, giver, exhorter, teacher, server, or prophet.

Key Scriptures for Memorization and Meditation

engrafting basic themes of Scripture into your life

Memorizing and meditating on the Bible will change your life.

Motivating a Teen to Have Personal Devotions

establish the discipline of a daily quiet time with God

Taking time each day to read the Bible, pray, and seek God is an important part of the Christian’s life. The Word of God and the Holy Spirit do a deep and lasting work in our hearts in this time, and the insights and encouragement we gain impact our words and actions throughout the day.

Home: A Learning Center

teach your children God’s commands, basic skills, and life perspectives

Wherever people are, learning happens. The home is an especially important place of learning, because there children learn basic facts about life and about interaction with others.