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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From Fear to Faithfulness

learning to trust God and take care of His gifts

What is the worst thing that could happen to you? As a kid, I remember dreading the chicken pox. When I got older, I began to fear death, car accidents, or robbery.

Writing to Your Leaders

tips for writing to leaders and officials

Staying in touch with your authorities is important in each sphere of life, including the home, church, school, workplace, and community. When you make a formal appeal or address a public official, consider the following tips as you draft your letter:

Responding to Offenders

you can make a difference through forgiveness

When someone offends you, your response can lead to the bondage of bitterness or the freedom of forgiveness. You might be surprised by the far-reaching results of your attitudes and actions!

Two Ways to Get Riches

beware of the way that leads to destruction

When it comes to getting rich, many people are advised to do whatever it takes to get what they want. Instead of patiently handling their affairs with integrity, they hastily overcome obstacles with deceit and corruption in an effort to gain wealth and social status.

Leading Your Children to Self-Acceptance

building trust in your Designer

Practicing self-acceptance is a key to teaching children to accept themselves. When your children see that you accept God’s design, they will be more likely to trust God too. Demonstrate Love and Acceptance

Why We Fail to Overcome Destructive Habits

five keys to conquering sinful patterns

Most of us have habits that seem to have a relentless grip on our souls.

Discerning God’s Purpose in Birth Defects

facing the refining fire of unexpected trials

Kay and I met as young people, and after two years of dating, we married. We both wanted to follow the Lord and longed for a closer walk with Him. We tried to make Christ the center of our home.

How Self-Acceptance Relates to Salvation

discovering the truth about God and our need for Him

Without accepting yourself within the scope of God’s design, you will not see the need for God’s gift of salvation.

Responding to Ridicule

what to do if you are mocked for unchangeable features

We’ve all felt the sting of ridicule. Observant children do not hesitate to bring embarrassing features into the spotlight. Bullies use words as weapons of intimidation. Spiteful teasing from friends and family members cuts away at our confidence.

How to Develop Sibling Harmony

relational tips for brothers and sisters

Can brothers and sisters learn to get along? Can they become best friends? The answer to these questions is, yes!

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