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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Home: A Worship Center

caring for the spiritual needs of your family

We often think of the home as a place in which basic needs are met, especially the physical needs of food, rest, and shelter. Your home can also be a place where your family’s foundational spiritual needs are met through devotional times, discussions, and other activities.

Differences Between Eastern and Biblical Meditation

emptying the mind vs. filling the soul with truth

Today there are many forms of meditation, particularly those associated with Eastern religions, which are not in line with what the Bible describes as meditation.

Deepen Friendships Through Creative Questions

sharpening conversational skills

One key to beginning and building friendships is the ability to ask good questions. By learning to use questions as tools for getting to know others, you’ll learn to be at ease during conversations.

Lists, Lessons, and Lasting Love

a wife shares her journey of rebuilding a marriage

Do you have a list? Not one of those “honey-do” lists of what we would like to have done around the house, like fixing the dripping faucet or cleaning the garage. I’m talking about a list of your husband’s failures.

Build Loving Family Relationships

nuturing acceptance and understanding within the family

One of the major struggles that most families experience is in the area of family relationships.

Self-Rejection Can Lead to Financial Troubles

a husband’s actions and a wife’s responses

When a man struggles with self-rejection or a sense that his wife is rejecting him, his attitudes affect every aspect of his life, including his marriage and finances.

Immorality Can Lead to Financial Troubles

a husband’s actions and a wife’s responses

A couple who is struggling financially should look beyond the numbers and discern if there are other issues that need to be resolved. For example, when a man struggles with moral impurity, his bondage to sin affects every aspect of his life, including his marriage and finances.

Receiving Precious Gifts

learning to rejoice in God’s gift of children

In 2003, our home was filled with growing children. Things were always in motion—children playing, fighting, enjoying the freshness of life, and getting into mischief. Our oldest daughter was nine while the youngest of our seven children was still nursing.

It is important to distinguish between an authority’s position under God and his human personality. We are to reverence his position, even though at the same time we may be very aware of his personal weaknesses and failures.

Living Victoriously With Physical Defects

building trust in your Designer

Birthmarks, disabilities, deformities, and other needs cause us to ask searching questions. Why would a loving, all-powerful Creator God allow imperfections to exist?

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