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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Your marriage may not have been one that God would have arranged. However, He established the authority structure of the marriage relationship, and He is eager and able to bless your marriage and to use it to work in your life. “With God, nothing shall be impossible” (Luke 1:37).
Keep the Hearts of Your Children
sharing struggles and resolving conflicts
Before we can keep the hearts of our children, we must win their hearts.
If an authority asks you to do something that is wrong, explain your concerns and make an appeal.
Home: A Health Center
pursuing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness
Harmonious family relationships and an orderly home significantly increase the health of family members. When illness does occur, a caring family speeds recovery and eases the pain of illness. Applying the following factors in your home can greatly impact your health and productivity:
The parent who is legally responsible for you becomes your direct authority. The separated parent may be a part of your chain of counsel. If the parent with whom you are living remarries, he or she automatically delegates part of his or her authority to your step-parent.
How a Businessman Chose to “Stand Alone”
a man sacrificed financial gain because of his conviction
William*, a Christian man who owned a motel, had established his business on certain convictions. Among them was his conviction not to sell or serve alcohol on his property.
Home: A Productivity Center
using skills to meet needs with diligence and efficiency
In many homes today, entertainment is the top priority. This is unfortunate, because a focus on entertainment greatly diminishes the potential for productivity in the home.
Get the Best Buy
carefully evaluate each purchase
Financial responsibility requires that we consider the value of money, prepare a sensible budget, and make wise investments. When the time comes to make a purchase, don’t be swept away with clever advertisements that fuel a desire to get more and better things.
Common Hazards in the Insurance Market
prepare to make wise decisions
The basic concept behind insurance is sharing the loss of another and being supported when you face loss. In itself, this is a sound Scriptural principle. “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2).