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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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:

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.

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.

Responsibilities, Rights, and Expectations

understanding the difference

Conflicts are usually the result of fumbled responsibilities, trampled rights, and unfulfilled expectations. If you can learn to acknowledge and identify these factors, you’ll gain insights into resolving the anger and worry that plague many relationships.

Basic Needs of a Husband and Wife

understanding and meeting the needs of your spouse

God’s Word declares that “a man [shall] leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). This is a great mystery.

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.

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!

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 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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